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Published: 01 February 2017

272 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474403696


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Anti-Colonial Texts from Central American Student Movements 1929-1983

Edited by Heather Vrana

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Key Texts in Anti Colonial Thought

  • Makes available for the first time to English-language readers a diverse archive of more than sixty foundational documents and ephemera accompanied by an introduction, section introductions and further reading
  • Expands the geographic scope of anti-colonial movement scholarship by presenting anti-colonial thought in the most contentious decades of the 20th century from a region peripheral even within anti-colonial and postcolonial studies
  • Advances anti-colonial and postcolonial studies by taking urban students as critical actors and so recasting thematics of the peasantry, the rural/urban divide, and religion
  • Suggests a new social movement chronology beyond the so-called "Global 1968," or the common notion that student movements peaked in May 1968 in Paris, New York City, Berkeley, and Mexico City
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