Guatemala: Eternal Spring, Eternal Tyranny

Guatemala: Eternal Spring, Eternal Tyranny #2020

Guatemala Eternal Spring Eternal Tyranny For twenty years government repression in Guatemala has been the most insidious and the least acknowledged in the western hemisphere Virtually every Guatemalan has lost friends relatives or colleagu
  • Title: Guatemala: Eternal Spring, Eternal Tyranny
  • Author: Jean-Marie Simon Allen Nairn
  • ISBN: 9780393305067
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
  • For twenty years government repression in Guatemala has been the most insidious and the least acknowledged in the western hemisphere Virtually every Guatemalan has lost friends, relatives, or colleagues There have been some 100,000 killings and 40,000 disappearances Still, Guatemala remains anonymous, overlooked by much of the press, and its troubles denied outright bFor twenty years government repression in Guatemala has been the most insidious and the least acknowledged in the western hemisphere Virtually every Guatemalan has lost friends, relatives, or colleagues There have been some 100,000 killings and 40,000 disappearances Still, Guatemala remains anonymous, overlooked by much of the press, and its troubles denied outright by the United States government For the past six years, Jean Marie Simon has been photographing people and reporting events from this hauntingly beautiful and remote land Her text and pictures tell the story of a people imprisoned, particularly the Mayan Indians, whose lives have been so torn apart by political strife This is a beautiful book yet at the same time it is incredibly disturbing in its portrayal of a civilization violated by the army, police, and paramilitary government forces.
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    I will start with my disclaimer I am a friend of the creator of this work That said, I have a lot of friends who are writers and photographers, and I am judicious in my praise So please take me seriously when I say this is a modern classic It is classic in the sense of presenting truly stunning photography of a little known and rapidly disappearing world, rooted in the Guatemalan highlands The indigenous people there have created a cultural landscape that glows with the artistry of their traje, [...]

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