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Understanding Central America : global forces, rebellion, and change

Booth, John A. 1946- (Author). Wade, Christine J. (Added Author). Walker, Thomas W., 1940- (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library F 1439 .B66 2014 30775305538812 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780813349589
  • ISBN: 0813349583
  • ISBN: 9780813349596
  • Physical Description: print
    xxvi, 374 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Westview Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Crisis and transformation -- Global forces and system change in Central America -- The common history -- Costa Rica -- Nicaragua -- El Salvador -- Guatemala -- Honduras -- Political participation, political attitudes, and democracy -- Power, democracy, and U.S. policy in Central America -- Reflections and projections.
Summary, etc.: "Understanding Central America explains how domestic, global, political and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras throughout their histories, during the often-turbulent 1970s and since. The text provides students a comprehensive coverage of Central America, political science, and international relations. The authors explain the origins and development of the region's political conflicts, their resolution and ongoing political change. This Sixth Edition provides the most up-to-date information on the recent political changes in each of the five countries presented"--
Subject: Central America History 1951-1979
Central America History 1979-
Political stability Central America History 20th century
Democratization Central America History 20th century
Social conflict Central America History 20th century
Revolutions Central America History 20th century
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