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By Dr. Silvia Posocco Ph.D.

Secrecy and Insurgency bargains with the reviews of guerrilla fighters of the Fuerzas Armadas Rebeldes (Rebel defense force) within the aftermath of the peace accords signed in December 1996 among the Guatemalan govt and guerrilla insurgents.

Drawing on a wide box of latest concept, Silvia Posocco’s Secrecy and Insurgency provides a shiny ethnographic account of secrecy as either sociality and a suite of information practices. expert via multi-sited anthropological fieldwork between displaced groups with stories of militancy within the guerrilla association Fuerzas Armadas Rebeldes, the e-book strains the contours of dispersed and intermittent guerrilla social kin, unraveling the gendered dimensions of guerrilla socialities and subjectivities in an area context marked by means of violence and quick social change.

The chapters chart transferring regimes of governance within the northern departamento of Petén; the inception of violence and insurgency; guerrilla practices of naming and mystery kinfolk; ethical orders in keeping with sameness and sharing; and different types of relatedness, embodiment, and subjectivity one of the opponents. the amount develops new serious idioms for grappling with partiality, standpoint, and incompleteness in ethnography and contributes to new pondering at the anthropology of Guatemala.

Secrecy and Insurgency can be of curiosity to social and cultural anthropologists, human geographers, and students in Latin American reviews, human rights, women’s reports, and gender studies.

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