Title ...Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.
Edition First Edition; First Printing;
Publisher Tucson, AZ, U.S.A. University of Arizona Press, 2008:
081652629X / 9780816526291
Seller ID 003183
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.
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,