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Understanding Central America : global forces, rebellion, and change

Author: John A Booth; Christine J Wade; Thomas W Walker
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Westview Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Booth; Christine J Wade; Thomas W Walker
ISBN: 9780813349589 0813349583
OCLC Number: 870248791
Description: xxvi, 374 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W Walker.
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