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Bitter fruit : the story of the American coup in Guatemala

Author: Stephen C Schlesinger; Stephen Kinzer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, 2005.
Series: David Rockefeller Center series on Latin American studies, Harvard University, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. and expanded ed., 2nd David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World. The authors make extensive use of U.S. government documents and interviews with former CIA and other officials. It is a warning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Schlesinger, Stephen C.
Bitter fruit.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, 2005
(DLC) 2006276895
(OCoLC)61425356
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Schlesinger; Stephen Kinzer
OCLC Number: 948387106
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 330 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / John H. Coatsworth --
Foreward / Richard A. Nuccio --
Reflections in 2005 / June Carolyn Erlick --
The battle begins --
A teacher takes power --
An age of reform --
The clouds gather --
The overlord : the United Fruit Company --
Advertisements for myself --
Operation success --
The liberator --
The proconsul --
The secret voyage of the "Alfhem" --
The final countdown --
Arbenz fights back --
The longest day --
The liberation --
The aftermath.
Series Title: David Rockefeller Center series on Latin American studies, Harvard University, 4.
Responsibility: Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer.

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Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. This book has become a classic, a  Read more...

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Schlesinger and Kinzer have done the greatest service to truth and justice by presenting the untold story of the CIA coup.--Carlos Fuentes A special book. Impeccably researched and beautifully Read more...

 
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