The Resource Armies without nations : public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821-1960, Robert H. Holden

Armies without nations : public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821-1960, Robert H. Holden

Label
Armies without nations : public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821-1960
Title
Armies without nations
Title remainder
public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821-1960
Statement of responsibility
Robert H. Holden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holden, Robert H
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN125.2.V5
LC item number
H65 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political violence
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Central America
Label
Armies without nations : public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821-1960, Robert H. Holden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-321) and index
Contents
Part 1 : 1821-1939. Historical dimensions of public violence in Latin America -- Binding hatreds : public violence, state, and nation in Central American history -- Guatemala : organizing for war -- El Salvador : a democracy of violence -- Honduras : caudillos in search of an army -- Nicaragua : a new army finds its caudillo -- Costa Rica : caudillos in search of a state -- Part 2 : 1940-1960. Transformations -- Defining collaboration : the United States and Central America -- Guatemala : "Showcase of Latin America" -- El Salvador : distrustful collaborator -- Honduras : remaking an "armed rabble" -- Nicaragua : "Ready to receive orders from Uncle Sam" -- Costa Rica : an army renamed -- Conclusions -- Statistical appendix -- Notes
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 336 p.
Isbn
9780195161205
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20030530 90
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52268923
Label
Armies without nations : public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821-1960, Robert H. Holden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-321) and index
Contents
Part 1 : 1821-1939. Historical dimensions of public violence in Latin America -- Binding hatreds : public violence, state, and nation in Central American history -- Guatemala : organizing for war -- El Salvador : a democracy of violence -- Honduras : caudillos in search of an army -- Nicaragua : a new army finds its caudillo -- Costa Rica : caudillos in search of a state -- Part 2 : 1940-1960. Transformations -- Defining collaboration : the United States and Central America -- Guatemala : "Showcase of Latin America" -- El Salvador : distrustful collaborator -- Honduras : remaking an "armed rabble" -- Nicaragua : "Ready to receive orders from Uncle Sam" -- Costa Rica : an army renamed -- Conclusions -- Statistical appendix -- Notes
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 336 p.
Isbn
9780195161205
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20030530 90
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52268923

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