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Central America's forgotten history : revolution, violence, and the roots of migration / Aviva Chomsky.

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Pocono Mountain Public Library 972.8 Cho (Text) 35540000060450 PMPL 2nd Floor Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807056486
  • ISBN: 0807056480
  • Physical Description: 304 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Invisibility and forgetting -- Making the United States, making Central America : bananas, coffee, savages, and bandits -- The Cold War, ten years of spring, and the Cuban Revolution -- Guatemala : reform, revolution, and genocide -- Nicaragua : "Luchamos contra el yanqui, enemigo de la humanidad" -- El Salvador : si Nicaragua venció, ¡El Salvador vencerá! -- Honduras -- Pledge of resistance, sanctuary, and solidarity -- Peace treaties and neoliberalism -- Migration -- Conclusion: Trump's border war.
Summary, etc.:
"Places Central American migration to the United States in the context of the region's history of conquest, colonialism, revolution, and neoliberalism, looking especially at the revolutionary experiments of the 1980s and their aftermath"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Central America > History.
Central America > Politics and government.
Central America > Emigration and immigration.
United States > Emigration and immigration.
Central America > Relations > United States.
United States > Relations > Central America.
Genre: History.

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