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Massacre in Mexico

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Tlatelolco, Mexico

Subjects:

  • Students -- Tlatelolco, Mexico -- Political activity

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElena Poniatowska ; translated from the Spanish by Helen R. Lane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA430.T55 P613 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5289871M
ISBN 100670461377
LC Control Number72009733

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Anabel Hernandez is a courageous reporter who wrote this book after having fled to the US as the results of threats to her and her family. However, it's not a narrative that flows and unfolds the full story of a horrible political crime in Mexico/5. Massacre in Mexico remains a critical source for examining the collective consciousness of Mexico. As Library Journal so aptly stated, "While the 'Tlatelolco Massacre' is the central theme of this study, the larger tragedy is reflected, and we see a nation whose government resorts to demagoguery rather than constructive action while it Book Edition: Massacre in Mexico remains a critical source for examining the collective consciousness of Mexico. As Library Journal so aptly stated, "While the 'Tlatelolco Massacre' is the central theme of this study, the larger tragedy is reflected, and we see a nation whose government resorts to demagoguery rather than constructive action while it maintains and protects the privileged position of the new 'revolutionary' elite.".   "Massacre in Mexico is a monument of a work. By turns pathetic and enraging, lyrical and humorous, this 'collage' of 'voices bearing historical witness, ' as the author has described it, offers a steady gaze into Mexico's soul."--The News, Mexico City "Heartbreaking/5(K).

  The aftermath sent Mexico into a political crisis amid shifting explanations and inconclusive investigations. Now Mexican journalist Anabel Hernandez has .   Mormon massacre in Mexico: What we know about the attack - CNN Nine women and children from a Mormon community in Mexico were killed while traveling near the US-Mexico border on Monday, according.   A Massacre in Mexico presents an overwhelming case that federal government investigators working for the administration of Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto created a false narrative of local culpability and sought to close the case before an investigation could reveal the involvement of federal officials.”.   "Massacre in Mexico is a monument of a work. By turns pathetic and enraging, lyrical and humorous, this 'collage' of 'voices bearing historical witness,' as the author has described it, offers a steady gaze into Mexico's soul."—Brand: University of Missouri Press.

Massacre in Mexico. [Elena Poniatowska] -- On October 2, , approximately ten thousand persons gathered on the square of Tlatelolco in Mexico City to listen to unarmed student leaders protest against one party political rule in the.   • A Massacre in Mexico: The True Story Behind the Missing Forty-Three Students by Anabel Hernández (translated by John Washington) is published by Verso (£). El Halconazo or The Corpus Christi Massacre (The hawk strike, so called because of the participation of a government-trained paramilitary group known as Los Halcones) was a massacre of student demonstrators during the Mexican Dirty War in Mexico City on 10 June , the day of the Corpus Christi protesters were killed, among them a fourteen-year-old on: Casco de Santo Tomás, Mexico City, Mexico. Massacre in Mexico remains a critical source for examining the collective consciousness of Mexico. As Library Journal so aptly stated, "While the 'Tlatelolco Massacre' is the central theme of this 5/5(1).