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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ibermundo Honduras.

Resource Center of the Americas.

WWW Virtual Library.


In the Library: Articles

Anderson, Thomas P. "Politics & the military in Honduras," Current History 87 (12/88):425-28, 31.

Arancibia Cordova, Juan. "Honduras: del enclave a la ocupación," in Gutiérrez Haces et al. Centroamérica: una historia sin retoque (México, 1987), pp. 155-208.

Boyer, Christopher. "Keeping the people in: an examination of non-revolution in Honduras," Latin American Studies Association Forum 22,2 (sum 1991).

Bowman, K. "The public battles over militarization & democracy in Honduras, 1954-1963," Journal of Latin American Studies 33,3 (8/01):539-60.

Brett, Edward T. & Donna W. Brett. "Facing the Challenge: The Catholic Church & social change in Honduras," in R. Woodward (ed.) Central America: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Crisis (NY, 1988).

Bulmer-Thomas, Victor. "Honduras since 1930," in L. Bethell (ed.) Central America Since Independence (Cambridge: Cambridge U., 1991), pp. 191-226.

Cardenal, Rodolfo. "The Catholic Church & the politics of accommodation in Honduras," in Keogh (ed.) Church & Politics in Latin America (London, 1990), pp;. 187-204.

Fandino, M. "Land titling & peasant differentiation in Honduras," Latin American Perspectives 20,2 (spr 1993):45-53.

Hartigan, K. "Matching humanitarian norms with cold, hard interests: the making of refugee policies in Mexico & Honduras, 1980-89," International Organization 46,3 (sum 92):709-30.

Hoksbergen, R. & N.E. Madrid. "The evangelical church & the development of neoliberal society: a study of the role of the evangelical church and its NGOs in Guatemala & Honduras," Journal of Developing Areas 32,1 (fall 97):37-52.

Hood, C.H. "Humanitarian civic action in Honduras," Military Medicine 156,6 (6/91):292-96.

Jansen, K. & E. Roquas. "Modernizing insecurity: the land titling project in Honduras," Development & Change 29,1 (1/98):81-106.

Kinzer, Stephen. "Our man in Honduras (John Dimitri Negroponte)," NY Review of Books (9/20/01):40-43. On the earlier career of Pres. Bush's ambassador to the UN.

Kovel, Joel. "Two spiritual revolutionaries," Monthly Review 40,8 (1/89):22-34. Story of James "Guadalupe" Carney, the American Jesuit turned guerrillero who was killed there in 1983.

Meza, Victor. "Militaires et politique dans l'histoire de Honduras," Canadian Journal of Latin American Studies 8,15 (1983):83-100.

Millett, Richard L. "Honduras: an emerging dilemma," in R. Newfarmer (ed.) From Gunboats to Diplomacy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1984), pp. 89-101.

Morris, James A. "Honduras: the burden of survival in Central America," in Ropp & Morris (eds.) Central America: Crisis & Adaptation (Albuquerque: U. New Mexico, 1984), pp. 189-226.

Morris, S.S. et al. "Hurricane Mitch & the livelihoods of the rural poor in Honduras," World Development 30,1 (1/02):49-60.

Owens, Joe SJ. "Confessions of an MR junkie," Monthly Review 44,4 (9/92):35-48. Observations on a decade of rural life in Honduras by a Jesuit priest.

Palmermolony, J. "Honduras: studying the economic & political geography of a banana republic," Journal of Geography 90,3 (5-6/91):121-28.

Pearson, Neale J. "Peasant pressure groups & agrarian reform in Honduras, 1962-1977," in W.P. Avery (ed.) Rural Change & Public Policy (NY, 1980), pp. 297-320.

Pochet Coronado, Rosa María. "El reformismo estatal y la Iglesia en Honduras, 1949-1982," Estudios Sociales Centroamericanos 33 (9-12/82):155-88.

Posas, Mario. "Honduras at the crossroads," Latin American Perspectives 7,2-3 (spr-sum 80):45-56.

Ropp, Steve C. "The Honduran Army in the sociopolitical evolution of the Honduran State," The Americas 30,4 (4/74):504-28.

Rosenberg, Mark B. "Honduran scorecard: military & democrats in Central America," Caribbean Review 12,1 (win 83):12-15,40-42.

__________. "Narcos & politicos: the politics of drug trafficking in Honduras," Journal of Interamerican Studies & World Affairs 30 (sum-fall 88):143-66.

Ruhl, J. Mark. "Agrarian structure & political stability in Honduras," Journal of Inter-American Studies & World Affairs 26,1 (2/84):33-68.

__________. "Redefining civil-military relations in Honduras," Journal of Inter-American Studies & World Affairs 38,1 (spr 96):33-66.

__________. "Doubting democracy in Honduras," Current History (2/97):81-86.

Schlabach, Gerald. "The nonviolence of desperation: peasant land action in Honduras," in P. McManus & G. Schlabach (eds.) Relentless Persistence (Philadelphia, 1991), pp. 63-78.

Shepherd, F.M. "Church & State in Honduras & Nicaragua prior to 1979," Sociology of Religion 54,3 (fall 1993):277-93.

Shepherd, Philip L. "Honduras," in M. Blachman et al. (eds.) Confronting Revolution (NY, 1986), pp. 125-55.

Soluri, John. "People, plants & pathogens: the eco-social dynamics of export banana production in Honduras, 1875-1950," Hispanic American Historical Review 80,3 (8/00):463-502.

Stanley, Denise. "Demystifying the tragedy of the commons: the resin tappers of Honduras," in S.E. Place (ed.) Tropical Rainforests (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1993), pp. 163-76.

Thorpe, A. & S. Cameron. "Your country needs you! Forced recruitment in Honduras," Defence & Peace Economics 11,2 (2000):185-95.

Volk, Steven. "Honduras: on the border of war," in M. Diskin (ed.) Trouble in Our Back Yard (NY: Pantheon, 1983), pp. 203-44.

Wittig, M.C.W. et al. "Substance abuse among street children in Honduras," Substance Use & Misuse 32,7-8 (1997):805-27.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Acker, Alison. Honduras: The Making of a Banana Republic (Boston, 1988).

Amnesty International. Honduras: Civilian Authority, Military Power: Human Rights Violations in the 1980s (London, 1989).

__________. Honduras: Persistence of Human Rights Violations (NY, 1991).

__________. Honduras: The Beginning of the End of Impunity? (NY, 1995).

__________. Honduras: Human Rights Violations Against Children (London, 1999).

Arancibia Cordova, Juan et al. (coords.) Honduras: en busca del encuentro, 1978-1986 (México, 1987).

Barry, Tom & Kent Norsworthy. Honduras: A Country Guide (Albuquerque: Inter-Hemispheric Education Resource Center, 1990).

Benjamin, Medea. Honduras: The Real Loser in US War Games (San Francisco: Institute for Food & Development Policy, 1987).

__________ (ed. & trans.) Don't Be Afraid, Gringo. A Honduran Woman Speaks from the Heart (San Francisco, 1987).

Binns, Jack R. The U.S. in Honduras, 1980-981. An Ambassador’s Memoir (Jefferson NC, 2000). On how U.S. activity there encouraged human rights abuses.

Blanco, Gustavo y Jaime Valverde (eds.) Honduras: Iglesia y cambio social (San José CR, 1987).

Carney, P. José Guadalupe. To Be a Revolutionary: An Autobiography (NY, 1985).

Euraque, Dario A. Reinterpreting the Banana Republic: Region & State in Honduras, 1870-1972.

Fiedler, Maureen & Dolly Pomerleau (eds.) Honduras: A Look at the Reality (Hyattsville MD: Quixote Center, 1985).

Gold, Eva. Honduras: The US Military Buildup & Human Rights (Philadelphia, 1984).

González, Nancie L. Dollar, Dove & Eagle. One Hundred Years of Palestinian Migration to Honduras (Ann Arbor: U. Michigan, 1993).

Guest, Iain. Honduras: A Crisis on the Border (NY: Lawyers' Committee for International Human Rights, 1985).

Kapuscinski, Ryszard. The Soccer War (NY: Viking Penguin, 1990).

Lapper, Richard & James Painter. Honduras. State for Sale (London: Latin America Bureau, 1985).

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. Honduras: On the Brink (NY, 1984).

MacCameron, Robert. Bananas, Labor & Politics in Honduras: 1954-1963 (Syracuse: U. Syracuse, 1986).

Manuel, Anne. Honduras -- Without the Will (NY: Human Rights Watch, 1989).

Morris, James A. Honduras: Caudillo Politics & Military Rulers (Boulder: Westview, 1984).

Peckenham, Nancy & Annie Street (eds.) Honduras: Portrait of a Captive Nation (NY: Praeger, 1985).

Rosenberg, Mark B. & Philip L. Shepherd (eds.) Honduras Confronts its Future: Contending Perspectives on Critical Issues (Boulder: 1986).

Rudolf, James D. (ed.) Honduras: A Country Study (Washington, 1984). US Army area handbook.

Selser, Gregorio. Honduras, república alquilada (México: Mex-Sur, 1983).

Smith, Katie. The Human Farm. A Tale of Changing Lives & Changing Lands (West Hartford CT, 1995).

Stonich, Susan C. "I Am Destroying the Land!" The Political Ecology of Poverty & Environmental Destruction in Honduras (Boulder: Westview, 1993).

Wheaton, Philip E. Inside Honduras. Regional Counterinsurgency Base (Washington: EPICA, 1982).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Murguía, Alejandro & Barbara Paschke (eds.) Volcán: Poems from Central America (San Francisco: City Lights, 1983). Bilingual ed. of poems by Clementina Suarez, Rigoberto Paredes, José Luis Quesada, Walter Martínez & Roberto Sosa.

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"El espíritu de mi mamá" [200?], dir. Ali Allie, 57m. Garifuna woman returns from Los Angeles in search of her mother's memory.

"Teatro!" [1991], dir. Edward Burke & Ruth Shapiro, 58m. From Filmakers' Library. Grassroots theater group led by Jesuit brings message of social justice to rural poor.

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