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Power in the Isthmus : a political history of modern Central America

Author: James Dunkerley
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1988.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunkerley, James.
Power in the Isthmus.
London ; New York : Verso, 1988
(OCoLC)568690510
Online version:
Dunkerley, James.
Power in the Isthmus.
London ; New York : Verso, 1988
(OCoLC)610042359
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Dunkerley
ISBN: 0860911969 9780860911968 0860919129 9780860919124
OCLC Number: 17384054
Description: xvi, 691 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The formation of a liberal regime, 1820-1910 --
The oligarchy in control, 1910-30 --
The rise of modern politics : autocratic retrenchment --
The rise of modern politics : crisis and intervention --
Uneven development, 1950-80 --
The Nicaraguan revolution : origins --
The Nicaraguan revolution : Sandinismo in power --
El Salvador : the long war --
Guatemala : garrison state --
Honduras : the limits of sovreignity --
Costa Rica : stability at a price.
Responsibility: James Dunkerley.

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"The best guide yet available to the immense complexities of modern Central American politics ... one of the year's genuinely impressive works of history."--Times Higher Education Supplement Read more...

 
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