WorldCat Identities

Alvarado, Elvia

Works: 9 works in 35 publications in 3 languages and 972 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HN160.Z9, 305.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elvia Alvarado
Elvia : the fight for land and liberty by Rick Tejada-Flores( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the work of Elvia Alvarado, a Honduran woman peasant activist, in getting the peasants, including the peasant women, of Honduras to, in light of the failure of the Honduran government to implement its own land-reform statute, take over the land themselves and set up a land-reform program of their own, in order to better their economic situation
Don't be afraid, gringo : a Honduran woman speaks from the heart : the story of Elvia Alvarado by Elvia Alvarado( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oral history of Elvia Alvarado, a courageous campesina (peasant) activist in Honduras, the poorest country in Central America. Trained by the Catholic Church to organize women's groups to combat malnutrition, Alvarado began to question why campesinos were malnourished to begin with. Her growing political awareness, her travels by foot over the back roads of Honduras, and her conversations with people from all over the country have given her insights into the internal workings of her society that far surpass those of the majority of campesinos who have never ventured from their villages Working as a campesino organizer, Alvarado has led dangerous land recovery actions in an effort to enforce the national land reform laws. as a resultt of these activities, she has been harassed, jailed, and tortured at the hands of the Honduran military
Genoeg is genoeg : het rebelse verhaal van een Hondurese boerin by Elvia Alvarado( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Dutch and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het levensverhaal van een lid van de Hondurese Bond van Landarbeiders
Estadísticas educativas, 1968-1974 by Elvia Alvarado( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.30 for Don't be a ... to 1.00 for A differen ...)

Don't be afraid, gringo : a Honduran woman speaks from the heart : the story of Elvia Alvarado
Alternative Names
Elvia Alvarado Honduran human rights activist

English (25)

Spanish (8)

Dutch (2)