The Resource Peasants in arms : war and peace in the mountains of Nicaragua, 1979-1994, Lynn Horton

Peasants in arms : war and peace in the mountains of Nicaragua, 1979-1994, Lynn Horton

Label
Peasants in arms : war and peace in the mountains of Nicaragua, 1979-1994
Title
Peasants in arms
Title remainder
war and peace in the mountains of Nicaragua, 1979-1994
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Horton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on testimonies from contra collaborators and ex-combatants, as well as pro-Sandinista peasants, this book presents a dynamic account of the growing divisions between peasants from the area of Quilalí who took up arms in defense of revolutionary programs and ideals such as land reform and equality and those who opposed the FSLN. Peasants in Arms details the role of local elites in organizing the first anti-Sandinista uprising in 1980 and their subsequent rise to positions of field command in the contras. Lynn Horton explores the internal factors that led a majority of peasants to turn
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
972.8505/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1528
LC item number
.H655 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Research in International Studies, Latin America Series
Series volume
Number 30
Label
Peasants in arms : war and peace in the mountains of Nicaragua, 1979-1994, Lynn Horton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Agricultural Frontier; Chapter 3 The Sandinista Revolution; Chapter 4 Rise of the MILPAs; Chapter 5 Retreat of the Revolution; Chapter 6 Peasants in Arms; Chapter 7 Life in the War Zone; Chapter 8 Sandinistas Regain Ground; Chapter 9 Rural Instability Continues; Chapter 10 Conclusion; Appendix A Methodology; Appendix B Interview Guide; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn891381832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780896804128
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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.b3062258x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891381832
  • jstor0896804127

Library Locations

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