ISBN-10:
0816659397
ISBN-13:
9780816659395
Pub. Date:
01/01/1940
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Guatemala: Past and Present

Guatemala: Past and Present

by Chester Lloyd Jones

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Overview

Guatemala was first published in 1940. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816659395
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 01/01/1940
Edition description: Minnesota Archive Editions
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Chester Lloyd Jones was a professor of economics and political science at the University of Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Part I Political Development

1 The Conquest 3

2 The Colony 13

3 Pirate Raids on the Colony 13

4 The Republic. The Conservative Regime 34

5 The Barrios Regime 47

6 The Heirs of Liberalism 63

7 Foreign Relations in the Republican Period 75

8 Constitutional Government 90

9 Popular Government 99

Part II Economic Advance

10 Labor. Encomiendas and the New Laws 113

11 Labor. The Evasion of the New Laws 125

12 Labor. Mandamiento to Vagrancy Laws 141

13 Land 168

14 Subsistence Foodstuffs 180

15 Export Crops 197

16 The Public Debt 214

17 Currency 234

18 Public Services 240

Part III Social Life

19 Population 267

20 Social Life in the Colony 278

21 Social Life in the Republic 288

22 Social Life in the Republic (Continued) 309

23 Education 326

24 If I Were Dictator 339

Notes 357

Bibliography 403

Index 411

A Note on Spanish Pronunciation 412

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