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Indigenous Movements and Their Critics:
Pan-Maya Activism in Guatemala
Kay B. Warren

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Transcription of Maya Languages and Personal Names
Introduction: Democracy, Marginality, and Ethnic Resurgence3
1Pan-Mayanism and Its Critics on Left and Right33
2Coalitions and the Peace Process52
3In Dialogue: Maya Skeptics and One Anthropologist69
4Civil War: Enemies Without and Within86
5Narrating Survival through Eyewitness Testimony113
6Interrogating Official History132
7Finding Oneself in a Sixteenth-century Chronicle of Conquest148
8"Each Mind Is a World": Person, Authority, and Community163
9Indigenous Activism across Generations177
Conclusions: Tracing the "Invisible Thread of Ethnicity"194
App. 1Summary of the Accord on Identity and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples211
App. 2Questions from the 1989 Maya Workshop Directed to Foreign Linguists215
Glossary: Acronyms, Organizations, and Cultural Terms217
Notes221
Bibliography251
Index281

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