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Title El Salvador and Guatemala [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / Alexander Cruden, book editor ; Frank Chalk, consulting editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (260 p.).
Series Genocide & persecution
Gale virtual reference library
Genocide and persecution.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chronology : El Salvador -- Chronology : Guatemala -- In El Salvador, a military and police campaign attacked civilians / Cynthia J. Arnson -- US policy was inconsistent as fighting grew in El Salvador / Richard A. Haggerty -- With the war's end, Salvadorans have a chance to rebuild / Michael Reid -- The government of El Salvador violated international standards / United Nations -- In Guatemala, government forces carried out large-scale killings / John Hartwell Moore, ed -- US secret agents became involved with oppressors in Guatemala / Kate Doyle and Carlos Osorio -- The Guatemalan government committed genocide / Guatemalan Commission for Historical Clarification -- A true Guatemalan peace would unlock enormous potential / Rigoberta Menchu Tum -- Strategy choices by both sides led to a Salvadoran stalemate / Hugh Byrne -- El Salvador's military operated like organized crime / William Stanley -- Standing firm for religion-based causes was fatal in El Salvador / Tommie Sue Montgomery -- US aid supports a protracted massacre in El Salvador / Thomas Sheehan -- After the war, Salvadoran feminists aimed to establish equality / Karen Kampwirth -- In Guatemala, the army combined massive force with humanitarian aid / Jennifer Schirmer -- The CIA contributed to Guatemala's civil war / Molly Ivins -- In Guatemala, counter-insurgency turned into genocide / Marc Drouin -- The war ended, but Guatemalan refugees have few opportunities / Victor Perera -- Guatemalan's case with the past and redefine the future / Beatriz Manz -- The early experiences of a Salvadoran activist / Leigh Fenley -- A Salvadoran death squad member relates his fall from power / Carlos Dada -- A Salvadoran woman describes the El Mozote massacre / Mark Danner -- A researcher describes how violence escalated in one Guatemalan town / Robert M. Carmack -- Two Guatemalan survivors testify before a Spanish federal court / Kate Doyle -- A Guatemalan soldier relates his shock at tactics used on prisoners / Victor Montejo.
Summary Examines the genocide and political persecution against the people of El Salvador and Guatemala.
Subject Civil war -- El Salvador -- History -- 20th century.
Political persecution -- El Salvador -- History -- 20th century.
Death squads -- El Salvador -- History -- 20th century.
State-sponsored terrorism -- El Salvador.
State-sponsored terrorism -- Guatemala.
Mayas -- Crimes against -- Guatemala.
Genocide -- Guatemala.
El Salvador -- History -- Civil War, 1979-1992.
Guatemala -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1996 -- Atrocities.
Added Author Cruden, Alex, editor.
Chalk, Frank, editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Print version: El Salvador and Guatemala. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2013 9780737762549 (DLC) 2012045148
ISBN 9780737767575 (electronic book)
9780737762549 (hardcover)
0737762543
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