Plaza of Sacrifices. Gender, Power, and Terror in 1968 Mexico

Elaine, Ryan Long, Elaine Carey'
2007 unpublished
study of the Mexican Student Movement of 1968 and the government's brutal response to it provides English-language readers with their first book-length account of arguably the most important single event of Mexico's post-Revolutionary history. As Carey convincingly demonstrates, both the massive public demonstrations, which brought hundreds of thousands of Mexican students and sympathizers to the streets and plazas of their nation's capital, and the government's shocking reaction, which
more » ... ed in the murder of hundreds and the imprisonment of at least a thousand