...Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.

By: Gollnick, Brian

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Before massive deforestation began in the 1960s, the Lacandón jungle, which lies on the border of Mexico and Guatemala, was part of the largest tropical rain forest north of the Amazon. The destruction of the Lacandón occurred with little attention from the international press—until January 1, 1994, when a group of armed Maya rebels led by a charismatic spokesperson who called himself Subcomandante Marcos emerged from jungle communities and briefly occupied several towns in the Mexican state of Chiapas. These rebels, known as the Zapatista National Liberation Army, became front-page news around the globe,

Title: ...Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.

Author Name: Gollnick, Brian

Categories: Central America / Mexico,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, U.S.A., University of Arizona Press,: 2008:

ISBN Number: 081652629X

ISBN Number 13: 9780816526291

Binding: Hardcover.

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 003183

Keywords: Caribbean & Latin American; Film & Video; History; History & Criticism; Indians in motion pictures; Lacandon Indians; Literary Criticism; Mayas in literature; Mexican; Native American; Performing Arts; Politics and government,