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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 Paraguay.

Resource Center of the Americas. News links.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Anon. "Forgotten man: the case of Antonio Maidana," Nation (4/20/74).

Fogel, Ramón B. "Contexto económico-social y político de los movimientos sociales en Paraguay," Revista Paraguaya de Sociología 21,60 (1984):33-48.

Hall, Kevin G. "A vision to rescue Paraguay," San Jose Mercury News (5/2/03):1AA.

Hicks, Frederick. "Politics, power & the role of the village priest in Paraguay," Journal of Inter-American Studies 9,2 (4/67):273-82.

Lando, Barry. "Our man in Paraguay," Nation (2/23/63).

Lernoux, Penny. "Paraguay: terror & profit," Nation (11/13/76).

O'Brien, Andrea. "The Catholic Church & state tension in Paraguay," in Keogh (ed.) Church & Politics in Latin America (London, 1990), pp. 344-51.

Rebira, V.C. "Terror & destruction in Paraguay," Christian Century (9/17/75). On govt. campaign against reformist Social Christians & reformist anthropologists.

Sondrol, Paul C. "Authoritatianism in Paraguay: an analysis of three contending paradigms," Review of Latin American Studies 3,1 (1990):83-105.

Young, Alan. "Paraguay & the Stroessner regime," New Left Review 38 (1966):64-68.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Alexander, Robert J. & Ben Stephansky. Report of Commission of Enquiry into Human Rights in Paraguay (?,?).

Arens, Richard (ed.) Genocide in Paraguay (Philadelphia, 1977). Extermination of the Aché people.

Equipo Expa. En busca de la "tierra sin mal". Movimientos campesinos en el Paraguay, 1960-1980 (Bogotá: Inter-American Press Service, 1982).

Escobar, Ticio. Ethnocide: Mission Accomplished? (Copenhagen: International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs, 1989). Critique of New Tribes Mission.

Fogel, Ramón B. Movimientos campesinos en el Paraguay (Asunción, 1984).

Lewis, Paul H. Socialism, Liberalism & Dictatorship in Paraguay (Stanford, 1982).

Münzel, Mark. The Aché: Genocide Continues in Paraguay (Copenhagen: International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs, 1974).

Reed, Richard K. Prophets of Agroforestry. Guaraní Communities & Commercial Gathering (Austin: U. Texas, 1995).

Renshaw, John. The Indians of the Paraguayan Chaco: Identity & Economy (Lincoln: U. Nebraska, 2002).

Roett, Riordan. Paraguay (Boulder: Westview, 1984).

Rout, Leslie B. The Chaco War. A Study in Inter-American Diplomacy (?, 1971).

In the Library: Fiction

Roa Bastos, Augusto. Son of Man (El hijo del hombre) (NY: Monthly Review, 1988). Harrowing account of Paraguayan life from 1912 to 1932.

In the Library: Poetry

Filártiga, Dolly. "Guaraní anguish" & "Always the North" in Partnoy, Alicia. You Can't Drown the Fire: Latin American Women Writing in Exile (San Francisco: Cleis, 1988), pp. 198-200.

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"One Man's War" [1991], dir. Sergio Toledo, ?m. In video stores. True story of extrajudicial torture & murder of Joel Filártiga, & struggle of his doctor father (Anthony Hopkins) to obtain international repudiation of Stroessner regime.

"Paraguay: The Forgotten Dictatorship" [1988], dir. Patricia Boero, 27m. From Cinema Guild. Rare examination of Gen. Alfredo Stroessner's regime, established in 1954.

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