By Lynn Horton

Drawing on tales from contra collaborators and ex-combatants, in addition to pro-Sandinista peasants, this publication offers a dynamic account of the turning out to be divisions among peasants from the realm of QuilalĂ­ who took up fingers in safety of progressive courses and beliefs similar to land reform and equality and people who antagonistic the FSLN.

Peasants in Arms info the position 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 inner 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 strengthened clash and undermined mid-decade FSLN coverage shifts that tried to win again peasant support.

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