Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans

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Rigoberta Menchu is a living legend, a young woman who said that her odyssey from a Mayan Indian village to revolutionary exile was "the story of all poor Guatemalans." By turning herself into an everywoman, she became a powerful symbol for 500 years of indigenous resistance to colonialism. Her testimony, I, Rigoberta Menchu, denounced atrocities by the Guatemalan army and propelled her to the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. But her story was not the eyewitness account that she claimed. In this hotly debated book, key points of ...

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Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans
1999, Routledge, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780813336947

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Rigoberta Menchu And The Story Of All Poor Guatemalans
1998, Westview Press Inc

ISBN-13: 9780813335742

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