Central America, though affected for decades by profound socioeconomic transformations, has been more or less quiescent politically. The sudden eruption of revolutionary turmoil in the region, as seen in recent events in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala, has shattered the political status quo and cast Central America into the U.S. foreign poli

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chapter 1|72 pages

The Rise of Revolution

chapter 2|58 pages

U.S. Policy: The Politics of Intervention

chapter 6|35 pages

The Church and Liberation

chapter 7|57 pages

Women and Revolution

chapter 8|45 pages

Nicaragua: The Revolutionary Option