ISBN-10:
067401930X
ISBN-13:
9780674019300
Pub. Date:
12/30/2005
Publisher:
Harvard
Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded / Edition 2

Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded / Edition 2

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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: Harvard
Publication date: 12/30/2005
Series: Series on Latin American Studies , #4
Edition description: Revised and Expanded
Pages: 374
Sales rank: 88,845
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stephen Schlesinger is Director of the World Policy Institute.

Stephen Kinzer is a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University.

John H. Coatsworth is Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and former Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University.

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