Central America Since Independence

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Leslie Bethell
CUP Archive, Oct 25, 1991 - History - 366 pages
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General chapters on Central America 1821-1870, 1870-1930 & 1930 to the present, are followed by chapters on each of the five Central American republics -- Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras & Costa Rica -- since 1930. Excerpted from the Cambridge History of Latin America.
 

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Contents

The Liberal era c 1870 1930
37
Crisis and conflict 1930 to the present
69
Guatemala since 1930
119
El Salvador since 1930
159
Honduras since 1930
191
Nicaragua since 1930
227
Costa Rica since 1930
277
Bibliographical essays
327
Index
357
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Page 349 - The period since the revolution has seen an explosion in writings on Nicaragua. The best of these tend to be sympathetic to the revolution, but fall short of the highest standards of scholarship; examples are Thomas Walker (ed.), Nicaragua: The First Five Years (New York, 1985); Carlos Vilas, The Sandinista Revolution (New York, 1986); and Richard Harris and Carlos Vilas (eds.), Nicaragua: A Revolution Under Siege (London, 1985). A less committed but still sympathetic treatment of the revolutionary...

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