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Ríos Montt Earns His Place in the History Books: Debates about la Violencia

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a narrative outline of the events that occurred during the Ríos Montt presidency. It engages with the existing literature, most of which is either anthropological or political ... More


Race and Ethnicity in the Guatemalan Army, 1914

Richard N. Adams

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses race and ethnicity in the Guatemalan Army in 1914. The Liberal reforms introduced in the 1870s opened a new era in Guatemalan history. While ramifications were felt in all ... More


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