[Read] ➲ The Rigoberta Menchu Controversy ➺ Arturo Arias – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Guatemalan indigenous rights activist Rigoberta Menchu first came to international prominence following the 1983 publication of her memoir I Rigoberta Menchu which chronicled in compelling detail the Guatemalan indigenous rights activist Rigoberta Menchu first came to international prominence following the publication of her memoir I Rigoberta Menchu which chronicled in compelling detail the violence and misery that The Rigoberta PDF \ she and her people suffered during her country's brutal civil war The book focused world attention on Guatemala and led to her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in In a book by David Stoll challenged the veracity of key details in Menchu's account generating a storm of controversy Journalists and scholars suared off regarding whether Menchu had lied about her past and if so what that would mean about the larger truths revealed in her bookIn The Rigoberta Menchu Controversy Arturo Arias has assembled a casebook that offers a balanced perspective on the debate The first section of this volume collects the primary documents newspaper articles interviews and official statements in which the debate raged many translated into English for the first time In the second section a distinguished group of international scholars assesses the political historical and cultural contexts of the debate and considers its implications for such issues as the culture wars historical truth and the politics of memory Also included is a new essay by David Stoll in which he responds to his critics.
- 432 pages
- The Rigoberta Menchu Controversy
- Arturo Arias
- 07 June 2016 Arturo Arias