Revolution in El Salvador
Origins and Evolution 2nd Revised edition
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Revolution in El Salvador by Tommie Sue Montgomery
Book DescriptionSince the first edition of this book appeared in 1982, El Salvador has experienced the most radical social change in its history. Ten years of civil war, in which a tenacious and creative revolutionary movement battled a larger, better-equipped, U. S. -supported army to a standstill, have ended with twenty months of negotiations and a peace accord that promises to change the course of Salvadorean society and politics. This book traces the history of El Salvador, focusing on the two actorsthe oligarchy and the armed forcesthat shaped the Salvadorean economy and political system. Concentrating on the period since 1960, the author sheds new light on the U. S. role in the increasing militarization of the country and the origins of the oligarchy-army rupture in 1979. Separate chapters deal with the Catholic church and the revolutionary organizations, which challenged the status quo after 1968. In the new edition, Dr. Montgomery continues the story from 1982 to the present, offering a detailed account of the evolution of the war. She examines why Duartes two inaugural promises, peace and economic prosperity, could not be fulfilled and analyzes the electoral victory of the oligarchy in 1989. The final chapters closely follow the peace negotiations, ending with an assessment of the peace accords and an evaluation of the future prospects for El Salvador. An Epilogue analyzes the 1994 elections. Dr. Montgomerys prognosis in the first editionthat no lasting, viable political solution was possible without the participation of the revolutionary organizationshas been borne out by events: Today the FMLN is a legal political party.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813300719
(229mm x 153mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 15-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Tommie Sue Montgomery
Tommie Sue Montgomery has taught at Dickinson College, Agnes Scott College, and Emory University. She is currently a senior research associate with the North-South Center at the University of Miami.
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