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Guatemala: Ubico Regime 1931-1944

(see also Guatemala & Guatemala: Revolution 1944-1954)

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In the Library: Articles

Gleijeses, Piero. "La aldea de Ubico: Guatemala, 1931-1944," Mesoamerica 17 (6/89):25-59.

McCreery, David. "Land, labor & violence in Highland Guatemala: San Juan Ixcoy (Huehuetenango), 1893-1945," The Americas 45 (10/88):237-50.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

McCreery, David. Rural Guatemala, 1760-1940 (Stanford: Stanford, 1996).

Wagner, Regina. Los alemanes en Guatemala, 1828-1944 (Guatemala, 1991).

In the Library: Fiction

Asturias, Miguel Angel. El señor presidente [1946] (trans. Frances Partridge; NY: Atheneum, 1964). Latin American classic based on dictatorial rule in pre-revolutionary Guatemala.

__________. Hombres de maíz (Men of Maize) [1949] (trans. Gerald Martin; NY: Delacorte, 1975). Hardships of Indian society in Liberal Guatemala.

__________. Viento fuerte (Strong Wind) [1950] (trans. Gregory Rabassa; NY: Delacorte, 1968). First in his "banana trilogy" on United Fruit Co. in Guatemala.

__________. El papa verde (The Green Pope) [1953] (trans. Gregory Rabassa; NY: Delacorte, 1971). Second in "banana trilogy."

__________. Los ojos de los enterrados (The Eyes of the Interred) [1960] (trans. Gregory Rabassa: NY: Delacorte, 1973). Third in "banana trilogy."

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