Campesino may refer to:
Los Campesinos!- an indie pop band from Cardiff, Wales.
Teatro Campesino- a theater group founded by the United Farm Workers.
* "El Campesino" -
Valentín González, a military leader during the Spanish Civil War.
* "campesinos" - Mexican farm workers who participated in the
Bracero Programduring World War II in the United States.
Confederación Sindical Única de Trabajadores Campesinos de Bolivia- the "Unique Confederation of Rural Laborers of Bolivia"
* Bloque Obrero y Campesino - the
Workers and Peasants' Blocin 1930s Barcelona.
Confederación Revolucionaria de Obreros y Campesinosin Mexico Etymology
Campesino is a
Spanish languageterm referring to a farmeror farmworker. A possible English languageequivalent term is peasant, with connotations of subsistence or simple farming that aims to survive rather than generate a profit. [ Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, 22nd edition.] In the Spanish-speaking world, many people referred to as "campesinos" survive using subsistence farming, as in other parts of the world.
The term guajiro, which is American Spanish for "rustic," ["The New World Spanish/English English/Spanish dictionary."
New American Library, 1968, p. 264: “guajiro (gwa'xi·ro) "n.m." & "adj. Amer." rustic.”] is a synonym for "campesino" in Cuba,cite web |url= http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/41/014.html |title= "Indians in Cuba." |author= José Barreiro |format= html|work= Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 56-60 |date= 1989 |quote= The term guajiro is synonymous in Cubawith campesino or countryman-peasant. ] where it is also related to Guajira (music).
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