From Beneath the Volcano: The Story of a Salvadoran Campesino and His Family

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From Beneath the Volcano The Story of a Salvadoran Campesino and His Family In El Salvador was plunged into a bloody civil war and Luis Campos a peasant farmer found himself drawn into a deadly political maelstrom of guerrilla fighting for twelve years In this collect
  • Title: From Beneath the Volcano: The Story of a Salvadoran Campesino and His Family
  • Author: Michael Gorkin Marta Evelyn Pineda
  • ISBN: 9780816529629
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 1980 El Salvador was plunged into a bloody civil war, and Luis Campos, a peasant farmer, found himself drawn into a deadly political maelstrom of guerrilla fighting for twelve years In this collection of fascinating and revealing oral histories, Gorkin and Pineda portray the personal and social lives of Luis and his family, who for the past eighteen years have been worIn 1980 El Salvador was plunged into a bloody civil war, and Luis Campos, a peasant farmer, found himself drawn into a deadly political maelstrom of guerrilla fighting for twelve years In this collection of fascinating and revealing oral histories, Gorkin and Pineda portray the personal and social lives of Luis and his family, who for the past eighteen years have been working to rebuild their lives in their new community beneath the Guazapa volcano Luis, his mother, his wife, his in laws, his children, and some neighbors recall in a simple and often eloquent manner their experiences of everyday life before, during, and after the civil war Nina Bonafacia, Luis s mother, tells of the days before the war when two of her daughters were murdered and she fled with her family to a refugee camp Julia, Luis s wife, recounts her life as a guerrillera during which, incidentally, she gave birth to the first two of her eight children Joaquin, a neighbor and comrade in arms, discusses how he and others took control of the land of Comunidad Guazapa and began rebuilding in those turbulent days and months right after the war Margarita and Francisco, the two oldest children, with candor and insight discuss the trajectory of their lives and that of the postwar generation And at the center of all these stories stands Luis, the guerrillero, farmer, neighbor, husband, father and raconteur par excellence In sum, the multiple voices in From Beneath the Volcano combine to form a rich tapestry displaying a story of war, family, and community and provide a never before seen view of both the past and present El Salvador.
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    I know the region of Suchitoto where the people being interviewed live and I may have met some of the people mentioned in the communities I am pretty sure that I have visited the community where Luis and Julia live I have interviewed people in other parts of the municipality of Suchitoto, especially about the role of the church during the war With this background I found myself a little disconcerted reading these oral histories I still am not sure why, but I think it is because some of the inter [...]

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