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Author Forster, Cindy, 1957-
Title The time of freedom : campesino workers in Guatemala's October Revolution / Cindy Forster.
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2001.
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 Floor2  HD1531.G9 F67 2001    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 287 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Pitt Latin American series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-278) and index.
Contents 1. The meanings of dictatorship -- 2. "We were like slaves" : race, poverty, and gender in San Marcos -- 3. Birth of the revolution -- 4. Banana workers and the United Fruit Company in Tiquisate -- 5. Agrarian radicalism in San Marcos, 1944-1952 -- 6. Local struggles and land reform -- 7. Elite backlash and revenge.
Subject Agricultural laborers -- Guatemala -- Political activity.
Peasants -- Guatemala -- Political activity.
Guatemala -- History -- October Revolution, 1944.
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985.
Guatemala -- History -- 1945-1985.
Land reform -- Guatemala.
ISBN 0822941627 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 47099456