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Terror in the land of the Holy Spirit

Virginia Garrard-Burnett

Terror in the land of the Holy Spirit

Guatemala under General Efraín Ríos Montt, 1982-1983

by Virginia Garrard-Burnett

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ríos Montt, Efraín -- Political and social views,
  • Ríos Montt, Efraín -- Religion,
  • State-sponsored terrorism -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political violence -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century,
  • Mayas -- Crimes against -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century,
  • Human rights -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century,
  • Christianity and politics -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century,
  • Presidents -- Guatemala -- Biography,
  • Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985,
  • Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Virginia Garrard-Burnett.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1466.5.R56 G37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23191977M
    ISBN 109780195379648
    LC Control Number2009010681

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The first English-language study of this period of Guatemalan history; Draws on newly-available primary resources. Waging a counterinsurgency war and justified by claims of 'an agreement between Guatemala and God,' Guatemala's Evangelical Protestant military dictator General Ríos Montt incited a Mayan holocaust: over just 17 months, s mostly Mayan civilians were murdered.

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This book explicates the narrative of what happened during this period of history and seeks to explore some larger and more universal themes, such as issues of More This work discusses the period now known in Guatemala as la violencia, when the military government under General Efraín Ríos Montt (–) prosecuted a scorched‐earth campaign against the Mayan people in the name of.

"Waging a counterinsurgency war and justified by claims of 'an agreement between Guatemala and God,' Guatemala's Evangelical Protestant military dictator General Rios Montt incited a Mayan holocaust: over just 17 months, s mostly Mayan civilians were murdered.

Virginia Garrard-Burnett dives into the horrifying, bewildering murk of this episode, the Western hemisphere's worst. This book is one of the finest contributions to our understanding of the violence of the late Cold War period, not just in Guatemala but throughout Latin America."--Greg Grandin, Professor of History, New York UniversityDrawing on newly-available primary sources including guerrilla documents, evangelical pamphlets, speech transcripts, and.

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"Virginia Garrard-Burnett's Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit is impressively researched and argued, providing the first full examination of the religious dimensions of la violencia - a period of extreme political repression that overwhelmed Guatemala in the s. Garrard-Burnett excavates the myriad ways Christian evangelical imagery and ideals saturated political and ethical discourse that scholars usually Price: $ Buy Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit by Virginia Garrard-Burnett from Waterstones today.

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Southland Of The Holy Spirit - An Honour Bestowed On No Other Nation. in his mind as he dedicated this land of the South to the Holy Spirit. But quite ironically (for him), he was standing east of Australia in Vanuatu as he spoke - and Austria literally means "Eastern Kingdom". Still the Holy Spirit was doubtless involved in this irony.

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The phenomenon of contrasting historical memory assumes a central role in Garrard-Burnett’s analysis as she examines Author: Matthew A.

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