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Central America: General

(see also Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama)

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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Burbach, Roger. "Central America: the end of US hegemony?" Monthly Review 33,8 (1/82):1-18.

Chomsky, Noam. "Intervention in Vietnam & Central America: parallels & differences," Monthly Review 37,4 (9/85):1-29.

Jonas, Susanne. "Central America in the balance: prospects for the 1990s," Monthly Review 42,2 (6/90):11-24.

LeoGrande, William M. "Central America’s agony," Nation (1/25/99).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Chomsky, Noam. Turning the Tide. US Intervention in Central America & the Struggle for Peace (Boston: South End, 1985).

Dixon, Marlene & Susanne Jonas (eds.) Revolution & Intervention in Central America (San Francisco: Synthesis, 1983).

Faber, Danel. Environment Under Fire: Imperialism & Ecological Crisis in Central America (NY: Monthly Review, 1995).

LaFeber, Walter. Inevitable Revolutions: The US in Central America [1983] (2nd ed.; NY: Norton, 1993).

LeoGrande, William M. Our Own Backyard. The U.S. in Central America, 1977-1992 (Chapel Hill, 1998).

Vilas, Carlos M. Between Earthquakes & Volcanoes: Market, State, & the Revolutions in Central America (NY: Monthly Review, 199?).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Central America: A Defiant Volcano" [1986], dir. ?, 60m. From El Salvador Media Project. US policy since early 20th, origins of revolutionary movements.

"Environment Under Fire: Ecology & Politics in Central America" [1988], dir. Melissa Young, 27m. From Moving Images. Globalization, environmental destruction & social injustice.

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