Bitter fruit: the untold story of the American coup in Guatemala

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Doubleday, 1982 - Political Science - 320 pages
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Review: Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala (Latin American Studies)

User Review  - John Carroll - Goodreads

A must-read for everyone who wants to understand how the US government intervened in detrimental ways in the internal politics of Guatemala in the name of preserving freedom and stopping communism in the Cold War. It is a sobering story which ought to make Americans think. Read full review

Review: Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala (Latin American Studies)

User Review  - Tom Buske - Goodreads

A pretty thorough account of the CIA's role in the deposing of Guatemala President Jacobo Arbenz in 1954 under the guise of a Communist purge, the book looks at the role of United Fruit Co and their part in the proceedings. Read full review

Contents

maps Guatemala
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THE BATTLE BEGINS
7
A TEACHER TAKES POWER
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Copyright

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