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Conversations with Zapatistas

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780520222373
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520927643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0007
Conversations with Zapatistas

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This chapter examines interviews with Zapatista comandantes, insurgents, and base members in order to profile the distinct origins, visions, and goals of Zapatista struggles. It also provides a critical assessment of the role of women in the EZLN and the struggle to maintain the Zapatista vision in the middle of an army occupation and low-intensity war.

Keywords: role of women; EZLN; Zapatista struggles; Zapatista vision; army occupation; war

Chapter.  15664 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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