Rigoberta Menchu Tum by Heather Lehr Wagner
  

Synopsis

Rigoberta Menchu Tum by Heather Lehr Wagner

A member of the indigenous Quiche Maya group, Rigoberta Menchu Tum experienced firsthand the oppression of the native Indian population in Guatemala. This new biography from the Modern Peacemakers series profiles the unwavering activist who was awarded the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize for her remarkable work promoting social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples. This title features full-color photographs, sidebars, and textboxes that help students follow Menchu Tum's journey from early struggles to subsequent triumphs and the prize.

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Format

Hardback
114 pages

Author

Heather Lehr Wagner
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th February 2007

ISBN

9780791089989


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