Table of contents for Zapata lives! : histories and cultural politics in southern Mexico / Lynn Stephen.

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Part I. The Political and Historical Contexts of Zapatismo

1. Introduction: The "Fields" of Anthropology, Human Rights, and Contemporary Zapatismo

2. Government Construction and Reappropriation of Emiliano Zapata

3. Ethnic and Racial Categories in Mexican History

Part II. Zapatismo in Eastern Chiapas

4. The Historical Roots of Indigenous Struggle in Chiapas

5. The New Zapatismo in the Lacandon Jungle

6. Zapata Vive! Lacandon Zapatismo and Its Translation to Larger Mexico

7. Conversations with Zapatistas: The Revolutionary Law of Women and Military Occupation

Part III. New and Old Zapatismo in Oaxaca

8. The Historical Roots of Land Conflict and Organizing in Oaxaca

9. The Story of Santa Maria del Tule: Zapata, Cardenas, and "Good Guy" Officials

10. The Formation of the Ejido of Union Zapata

11. Contradictions of Zapatismo in Rural Oaxaca

Conclusion: Reclaiming the Mexican Nation for the Poor and the Indigenous South




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chiapas (Mexico) History Peasant Uprising, 1994-Ej‚ercito Zapatista de Liberaci‚on Nacional (Mexico)Social movements Mexico History 20th century, Indians of Mexico Mexico Chiapas Government relations, Indians of Mexico Social conditions