TITLE

Murió comiendo rata: Power Relations in Pre-Sendero Ayacucho, Peru, 1940-1983

AUTHOR(S)
de La Serna, Miguel
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
A Contracorriente;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the volatile relationship between indigenous commoners and the mestizo population in Chuschi in the department of Ayacucho, Peru. The author comments on the political violence between these groups from 1980 to 2000. He analyzes the power relations in the region during this time period and examines the role of the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), or Peru's Communist Party.
ACCESSION #
71850248

 

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