Bitter Fruit : The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala
by Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer


Overview - Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World. The authors make extensive use of U.S. government documents and interviews with former CIA and other officials. It is a warning of what happens when the United States abuses its power.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780674019300
  • ISBN-10: 067401930X
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Page Count: 330
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5.52 x 0.94 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.37 pounds

Series: David Rockefeller Center Series on Latin American Studies #9

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Books > History > Latin America - Central America
Books > History > United States - 20th Century
Books > Political Science > International Relations - General

 
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