The CIA in Guatemala: The Foreign Policy of Intervention

Paperback | January 1, 1983

byRichard H. Immerman

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Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with the actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America today.

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Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America today.

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Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with the actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America toda...

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Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America today.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:302 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 1983Publisher:University Of Texas Press

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ISBN - 10:0292710836

ISBN - 13:9780292710832

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Truman, Eisenhower, and the Cold War in Latin America2. Underdevelopment, Repression, and Revolution3. The Revolutionary Governments: Communism or Nationalism?4. The View from the NorthS. From Truman to Eisenhower: The Road to Intervention6. Project PBSUCCESS: The Preparation7. Project PBSUCCESS: The Coup8. Project PBSUCCESS: The LegacyNotesBibliographyIndex

From Our Editors

Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America today.

Editorial Reviews

This story is much more thorough than the recent popularized account of the same events by Stephen Kinzer and Stephen Schlesinger ...