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By Lynn Horton

Drawing on tales from contra collaborators and ex-combatants, in addition to pro-Sandinista peasants, this e-book offers a dynamic account of the turning out to be divisions among peasants from the realm of QuilalĂ­ who took up hands in safety of innovative courses and beliefs comparable to land reform and equality and those that hostile the FSLN.

Peasants in Arms information the function of neighborhood elites in organizing the 1st anti-Sandinista rebellion in 1980 and their next upward push to positions of box command within the contras. Lynn Horton explores the interior components that led a majority of peasants to show opposed to the revolution and the ways that the army draft, and kin and neighborhood pressures bolstered clash and undermined mid-decade FSLN coverage shifts that tried to win again peasant support.

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