on May 20, 2004
Alison Brysk¡¯s detailed account of Indian struggles in Latin America is focused, captivating and highly influential. From a voice of experience and authority on the subject, she provides a concise picture of the social movement-it¡¯s impact and drawbacks-and puts points out some clear pathways to remedy the drawbacks. Perhaps the modern world also has something to learn from the Indians. ¡°What justifies borders? Can we completely control nature? Indian movements bring back to the politics of modernity an expanded sense of time, space, and the sacred, when they speak for all living creatures..¡±
Highly recommended reading!