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Read online Government.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Government In the s B Traven wrote an epic of the birth of the Mexican revolution in what have become known as the Jungle Novels Government is the first of the six novels that comprise the series .

Depicting the political corruption that infected even the smallest villages in Mexico the novel tells the story of Don Gabriel a minor government functionary who has a virtual license to steal from the Indian village where he is secretary except that the Indians have nothing to steal By chance he finds an opportunity in the labor agent business shanghaiing luckless Indians into debt slavery so that he can ship them off to work in the great mahogany plantations owned by foreign capital The novel reaches a moving climax in a clash of cultures between the simple dignity of the illiterate Indians and the cynicism and corruption of the politicians and petty bureaucrats by B. Traven

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Title:Government
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Number of Pages:229
Category:fiction, historical-fiction, literature, novels, literary-fiction, historical
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Canasta de Cuentos Mexicanos, The Death Ship, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Night Visitor and Other Stories, Macario, Government, The Bridge in the Jungle, The Cotton-Pickers, The Rebellion of the Hanged, The Carreta
In the s B Traven wrote an epic of the birth of the Mexican revolution in what have become known as the Jungle Novels Government is the first of the six novels that comprise the series br br Depicting the political corruption that infected even the smallest villages in Mexico the novel tells the story of Don Gabriel a minor government functionary who has a virtual license to steal from the Indian village where he is secretary except that the Indians have nothing to steal By chance he finds an opportunity in the labor agent business shanghaiing luckless Indians into debt slavery so that he can ship them off to work in the great mahogany plantations owned by foreign capital The novel reaches a moving climax in a clash of cultures between the simple dignity of the illiterate Indians and the cynicism and corruption of the politicians and petty bureaucrats, The Death Ship tells the story of an American sailor stateless and penniless because he has lost his passport who is harassed by police and hounded across Europe until he finds an illegal job shoveling coal in the hold of a steamer bound for destruction br br The Death Ship is the first of B Traven s politically charged novels about life among the downtrodden which have sold more than thirty million copies in thirty six languages Next to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre it is his most celebrated work, Here are ten of B Traven s remarkable short stories Three of them are long stories The setting of The Night Visitor is a hacienda deep in the Mexican bush where a lonely American recreates in his imagination an eerie world of Indian folk legend The Cattle Drive is a vivid description of a cowboy s trek with a thousand head of cattle across the Mexican plains it has all the authenticity that Hollywood Westerns lack Macario which was made into a prize winning motion picture is a wry Mexican fable about an Indian woodcutter who makes a compact with the devil to save his family from starvation Among seven shorter stories some are based on incidents from contemporary Mexican life others on ancient Indian folk legends All have spontaneity humor and warmth B Traven is coming to be recognized as one of the narrative masters of the twentieth century New York Times Book Review, i Canasta de cuentos mexicanos i es el producto de la privilegiada visi n de uno de los escritores m s destacados del siglo XX a href https www goodreads com author show B Traven title B Traven rel nofollow B Traven a narrador que pudo entender e interpretar como nadie la realidad mexicana nos describe en una serie de cuentos la vida de los indios resaltando su ingenio agudeza y mordacidad br Estos textos de prosa sencilla y humor directo han sido le dos y alabados por generaciones enteras en todo el mundo