Testimony: Death of a Guatemalan Village
by Victor Montejo
Northwestern University Press, 1987
Paper: 978-0-915306-65-7
Library of Congress Classification F1465.3.G6M67 1987
Dewey Decimal Classification 972.8171

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TESTIMONY: DEATH OF A GUATEMALAN VILLAGE is an eyewitness account by a Guatemalan primary school teacher detailing one instance of violent conflict between the indigenous Maya people and the army. An accidental clash between the village's "civil patrol" and a Guatemalan army troop leads to the execution or imprisonment of many villagers. Written in clear, direct prose, this account reads like an adventure story while conveying an historical reality.

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