Resurgent Voices in Latin America: Indigenous Peoples, Political Mobilization, and Religious Change

Synopsis

After more than 500 years of marginalisation, Latin America's forty million Indians have gained political recognition and civil rights. Here, social scientists explore the important role of religion in indigenous activism, showing the ways that religion has strengthened indigenous identity and contributed to the struggle for indigenous rights.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Edward L. Cleary
  • Timothy J. Steigenga
  • Alison Brysk
  • René Harder Horst
  • Bruce J. Calder
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New Brunswick, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2004