Welcome to the Library Resource Guide for MAYA IN THE MODERN WORLD
Focuses on the Maya in postcolonial Guatemala and Mexico. The main theme is the evolving relationship between indigenous peoples and the nation-state. Topics include peasant insurrections in the 19th century; the development and redefinition of ethnic identities; the military repression in Guatemala in the 1970s and 1980s; the Rigoberta Menchú controversy; and the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas.
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Image: Rigoberta Menchú