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The history of Central America.

0313322937

The history of Central America.

Pearcy, Thomas L.

Greenwood Pr.

2006

167 pages

$45.00

Hardcover

The Greenwood histories of the modern nations series

F1436

Pearcy (history, Slippery Rock U., Pennsylvania) presents an up-to- date, concise, analytical history of the seven nations of Central America for students and interested laypeople. The text includes an introductory overview of the seven countries and of early Central America; the evolution of the countries from provinces held by other nations to independent entities; relations between the U.S. and the region; developments during the latter half of the 20th century; and Central America in the 21st century. The historical narrative is supplemented with a timeline of historical events, brief biographies of notable individuals in the region's history, a glossary of foreign language words and key concepts, and a bibliography for further reading.

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