The History of El Salvador (Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations) (Hardcover)

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Plagued by political instability, economic hardships, and massacres of innocent men, women, and children, El Salvador has fought for freedom throughout the centuries. No other reference source captures the suffering and adversities this ever-evolving country has faced. El Salvador's tumultuous history and recent past are clearly documented in this comprehensive volume, filling a void on high school and public library shelves. This work offers the most current coverage on this tiny Latin American nation's struggles, covering from the pre-Columbian era to economics and politics in the 21st Century. Complete with interviews and accounts from former rebels and guerillas and other victims of the country's struggle for freedom, this volume highlights a unique account of El Salvador's past-the viewpoints from the civilians who lived through it. Students will find The History of El Salvador to be an invaluable source for social studies, history, current events, and political science classes.

About the Author

Christopher M. White is Assistant Professor of History at Marshall University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780313349287
ISBN-10: 0313349282
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: December 1st, 2008
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations (Hardcover)