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Title:
Zapatista! : reinventing revolution in Mexico
Author:
Holloway, John, active 1978-
Publication Information:
London ; Sterling, VA : Pluto Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
x, 201 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
History and symbolism in the Zapatista movement / Enrique Rajchenberg and Catherine Héau-Lambert -- Chiapas and the global restructuring of capital / Ana Esther Ceceña and Andrés Barreda -- Zapatista indigenous women / Márgara Millán -- The Zapatistas and the electronic fabric of struggle / Harry Cleaver -- Breaking the blockade : the move from jungle to city / Patricia King and Francisco Javier Villanueva -- Zapatismo : recomposition of labour, radical democracy, and revolutionary project / Luis Lorenzano -- Dignity's revolt / John Holloway.
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ISBN:
9780745311784

9780745311777
Format :
Book

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Summary

The Zapatista revolution has struck the imagination of the world. This groundbreaking book examines the global and domestic significance of the Zapatista movement and the Chiapas region itself, and features original contributions from British, American and Mexican writers.


Summary

The Zapatista revolution has struck the imagination of the world. This groundbreaking book examines the global and domestic significance of the Zapatista movement and the Chiapas region itself, and features original contributions from British, American and Mexican writers.


Author Notes

Kumar Rupesinghe is Secretary General of the London-based International Alert, the leading non-governmental organisation working in the area of conflict resolution. IA's primary purpose is to seek and propose constitutional provisions in areas of international conflict, to alert international opinion in areas of potential conflict, mass killings and genocide, to promote human rights, to provide dialogue with a view to ending ethnic conflict and to provide mediation where necessary.


Kumar Rupesinghe is Secretary General of the London-based International Alert, the leading non-governmental organisation working in the area of conflict resolution. IA's primary purpose is to seek and propose constitutional provisions in areas of international conflict, to alert international opinion in areas of potential conflict, mass killings and genocide, to promote human rights, to provide dialogue with a view to ending ethnic conflict and to provide mediation where necessary.


Table of Contents

John Holloway and Eloina PelaezEnrique Rajchenberg and Catherine Heau-LambertAna Esther Cecena and Andres BarredaMargara MillanHarry CleaverPatricia King and Francisco Javier VillanuevaLuis LorenzanoJohn Holloway
Notes on Contributorsp. vi
Prefacep. viii
Introduction: Reinventing Revolutionp. 1
1. History and Symbolism in the Zapatista Movementp. 19
2. Chiapas and the Global Restructuring of Capitalp. 39
3. Zapatista Indigenous Womenp. 64
4. The Zapatistas and the Electronic Fabric of Strugglep. 81
5. Breaking the Blockade: The Move from Jungle to Cityp. 104
6. Zapatismo: Recomposition of Labour, Radical Democracy and Revolutionary Projectp. 126
7. Dignity's Revoltp. 159
Indexp. 199

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