Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala / Edition 2

Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala / Edition 2

by Stephen Schlesinger, Stephen Kinzer
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 067401930X

ISBN-13: 9780674019300

Pub. Date: 10/15/2005

Publisher: Inter-American Development Bank


Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World. The authors make extensive use of U.S. government

Overview


Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World. The authors make extensive use of U.S. government documents and interviews with former CIA and other officials. It is a warning of what happens when the United States abuses its power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674019300
Publisher:
Inter-American Development Bank
Publication date:
10/15/2005
Series:
David Rockefeller Center Series on Latin American Studies, #4
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded
Pages:
358
Sales rank:
244,549
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >