I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

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by Rigoberta Menchu
     
 
Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu powerfully describes the social and political struggles of her Guatemalan Indian community.

Overview

Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu powerfully describes the social and political struggles of her Guatemalan Indian community.

Editorial Reviews

The Nation
“A moving account of gruesome repression, gut-wrenching poverty and vicious racism … A call to conscience.”
The Times [London]
“A fascinating and moving description of the culture of an entire people.”
The Chronicle of Higher Education
“A cornerstone of the multicultural canon.”
Francis Sejersted - Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
“An extraordinary document.”
From the Publisher
“A moving account of gruesome repression, gut-wrenching poverty and vicious racism ... A call to conscience.”—Nation

“A fascinating and moving description of the culture of an entire people.”—Times (London)

“A cornerstone of the multicultural canon.”—Chronicle of Higher Education

“An extraordinary document.”—Francis Sejersted, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780860910831
Publisher:
Verso
Publication date:
01/01/1985
Pages:
252

Meet the Author

Rigoberta Menchú received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 for her efforts to end the oppression of indigenous peoples in Guatemala.

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