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Nicaragua, the land of Sandino

Author: Thomas W Walker
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1981.
Series: Nations of contemporary Latin America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the historical context for the social revolution in Nicaragua.
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Genre/Form: History
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Walker, Thomas W., 1940-
Nicaragua, the land of Sandino.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1981
(OCoLC)562783122
Online version:
Walker, Thomas W., 1940-
Nicaragua, the land of Sandino.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1981
(OCoLC)607758031
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Walker
ISBN: 0891589406 9780891589402 0865312737 9780865312739
OCLC Number: 7597487
Description: xvi, 137 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Early history: the pre-Columbian period to the mid-1930s --
The pre-Columbian period --
The colonial period: 1522-1822 --
Independence --
The Walker affair --
The conservative period: 1857-1893 --
Zelaya and Zeledón --
The U.S. occupation, the national guard, and Sandino --
3. Recent history: the Somoza era and the Sandinist revolution --
The rise of Anastasio Somoza García: 1933-1937 --
The rule of Anastasio Somoza García: 1937-1956 --
Luis Somoza and the puppets: 1957-1967 --
Anastasio Somoza Debayle's first term: 1967-1972 --
The beginning of the end: 1972-1977 --
The war of liberation: 1978-1979 --
The new revolutionary order --
4. The economic dimension --
Evolution of the economic system --
Sandinist economic policy --
5. Culture and society --
Culture --
Society --
Revolutionary social programs --
6. Government and politics --
The prerevolutionary system --
The new political order --
7. The international dimension --
Nicaragua as a client state --
Revolutionary Nicaragua.
Series Title: Nations of contemporary Latin America.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Walker.
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Examines the historical context for the social revolution in Nicaragua.

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"This timely book, with its useful and comprehensive index, is an insightful study of Nicaragua that should be read by any student of foreign affairs."-Journal of Internal Law & Politics ?This timely Read more...

 
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