I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Verso, 1984 - 251 σελίδες
"Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechistic work as an expression of political revolt as well as religious commitment. Menchú vividly conveys the traditional beliefs of her community and her personal response to feminist and socialist ideas. Above all, these pages are illuminated by the enduring courage and passionate sense of justice of an extraordinary woman."--Publisher description.
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The people present should be the husband, the village leaders, and the couple's
parents. Three couples. ... If the village leader is not a midwife as well, another
midwife is called (it might be a grandmother) to receive the child. Our customs ...
Before, everyone used to think that a leader had to be someone who knew how
to read, write and prepare documents. And our leaders fell into that trap for a time
, and said: 'I am a leader, it's my job to lead and yours to fight.' Well, in every ...
We have learned that the role of a leader is as a coordinator more than anything,
because the struggle is propelled forwards by the ... My work was mainly
preparing new compaheros to take over the tasks that I or any of the other
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And that's when my consciousness was born" By sally tarbox on 22 December 2017 Format: Kindle Edition The autobiography of a young Guatemalan peasant woman who went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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This was an interesting autobiography, or testimonial as Rigoberta calls it, but hard to read. The writing style is rather monotonous. In addition, the book is rather mired in controversy, ever since ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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