The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution

The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution

by Gary Prevost
     
 

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This book explores the impact of Sandinista electoral defeat and the U.S. backed Chamorro administration on the gains of the Nicaraguan revolution.

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This book explores the impact of Sandinista electoral defeat and the U.S. backed Chamorro administration on the gains of the Nicaraguan revolution.

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Five essays based on current research by scholars of political science and sociology address the gains achieved by the Sandinista revolution in 1990 and evaluate the current status of the revolutionary project. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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'The book, while assuming some familiarity with context, is sufficiently clear and straightforward in style and content to aid undergraduates in updating and deepening their knowledge of Central America and the Sandinista revolution.' - Choice

'Valuable contribution to the growing corpus of scholarship on contemporary Nicaraguan politics and society, has much to recommend it.' - Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs

'. . . a competent synthesis.' - Comparative Politics

'The book, while assuming some familiarity with context, is sufficiently clear and straightforward in style and content to aid undergraduates in updating and deepening their knowledge of Central America and the Sandinista revolution.' - Choice

'Valuable contribution to the growing corpus of scholarship on contemporary Nicaraguan politics and society, has much to recommend it.' - Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs

'Prevost and Vanden's edited volume is a competent synthesis whose goal is to explain why the revolution failed and whether the major gains of the revolutionary period were eroded or reversed by the Chamorro government (1990-97) that followed the FSLN.' - Comparative Politics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312217051
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/25/1999
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD STAHLER-SHOLK Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, Pomona College, California
CYNTHIA CHAVEZ METOYER Assistant Professor, California State University
PIERRE M. LA RAMEE Director of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), New York
ERICA G. POLAKOFF Assistant Professor of Sociology and Sociology Coordinator, Bloomfield College, New Jersey

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