Rafael Carrera: Defender and Promoter of Peasant Interests in Guatemala, 1837-1848

  title={Rafael Carrera: Defender and Promoter of Peasant Interests in Guatemala, 1837-1848},
  author={Keith L. Miceli},
  journal={The Americas},
  pages={72 - 95}
In the 1837-1839 rebellion in Guatemala Rafael Carrera, an illiterate mestizo swineherd, led his impromptu army of indigenous peasants to victory over Liberal government forces of Mariano Galvez. The rebellion was a popular insurrection in some respects, with Carrera and his followers fighting to restore religious and social customs that were being threatened by Liberal legislation. Encouraged by his parish priestadvisors and adored by his followers, Carrera had reached a stage of… 

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