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Secret history : the CIA's classified account of its operations in Guatemala, 1952-1954

Author: Nick Cullather
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Since 1999, a number of documents relating to the CIA's activities in Guatemala have been declassified, and a truth and reconciliation process has unearthed other reports, speeches, and writings that shed more light on the role of the United States. For this edition, the author has selected and annotated twenty documents for a new documentary Appendix, culminating with President Clinton's apology to the people of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cullather, Nick, 1959-
Secret history.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006010315
(OCoLC)65521492
Named Person: Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán; Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Cullather
ISBN: 9780804768160 0804768161
OCLC Number: 680628949
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xlv, 176 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: America's backyard --
Reversing the trend --
Sufficient means --
The sweet smell of success.
Responsibility: Nick Cullather ; with an introduction by the author and an afterword by Piero Gleijeses.
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