Central America, though affected for decades by profound socioeconomic transformations, has been more or less quiescent politically. The sudden eruption of revolutionary turmoil in the region, as seen in recent events in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala, has shattered the political status quo and cast Central America into the U.S. foreign poli
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The Stanford Central America Action Network is a research and political education resource center based at Stanford University.
Table of ContentsAlso of Interest from Westview Press -- Foreword -- Introduction -- The Rise of Revolution -- U.S. Policy: The Politics of Intervention -- Dependent Development and Economic Imperialism -- Heritage of Hunger: Population, Land and Survival -- Violations of Human Rights: The Price of Stability -- The Church and Liberation -- Women and Revolution -- Nicaragua: The Revolutionary Option