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Books Books 1 - 2 of 2 on ... fourth day the tortillas begin to get moldy or sour; they grow bitter or rotten....  
" ... fourth day the tortillas begin to get moldy or sour; they grow bitter or rotten and get as dry as boards. This is the food the Indians must eat or die. And even of this food they do not have enough, some because of their poverty and others because... "
Land, Power, and Poverty: Agrarian Transformation and Political Conflict in ... - Page 15
by Charles D. Brockett - 1998 - 270 pages
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Resisting Reagan: The U.S. Central America Peace Movement

Christian Smith - History - 1996 - 464 pages
...1988: 47-50). A contemporary observer (quoted in Sherman 1979: 207) described the natives' experience: They go to the farms and other places of work, where...are made to toil from dawn to dusk in the raw cold morning and afternoon, in wind and storm, without other food than the rotten or dried-out tortillas,...
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The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics

Gilbert M. Joseph, Timothy J. Henderson - History - 2002 - 792 pages
...some because of their poverty and others because they have no one to prepare their tortillas for them. They go to the farms and other places of work, where...afternoon, in wind and storm, without other food than those rotten or dried-out tortillas, and even of this they have not enough. They sleep on the ground...
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