The History of Honduras
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The History of Honduras

by Thomas M. Leonard
     
 

ISBN-10: 031336303X

ISBN-13: 9780313363030

Pub. Date: 01/30/2011

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This book provides a political and cultural history of Honduras, covering the era of the Mayan and Lenca civilizations to today's current political strife.

• Contains a bibliographic essay that enables further research

• Presents a chronology and maps

Overview

This book provides a political and cultural history of Honduras, covering the era of the Mayan and Lenca civilizations to today's current political strife.

• Contains a bibliographic essay that enables further research

• Presents a chronology and maps

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313363030
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2011
Series:
Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations Series
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
995,128
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

List of Acronyms xix

Timeline of Historical Events xxiii

1 Introduction: Understanding Honduras 1

2 Indians, Spaniards, and Independence 13

3 Conservatives and Liberals 41

4 The World Comes to Honduras 63

5 The Banana Republic or An American Colony: 1900-1933 81

6 The Era of Tiburcio Carías: 1932-1954 105

7 The Cold War Comes to Honduras 135

8 Honduras Today: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same 163

Notable People in the History of Honduras 177

Bibliographic Essay 183

Index 195

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