This book, Land, Power, and Poverty, explores the development of the rigid and unequal structures of rural Central American society and the role in the conflicts of five governments of the region Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.

part I|85 pages

Agrarian Transformation

chapter Chapter 2|27 pages

Agrarian Transformation Before 1950

chapter Chapter 4|29 pages

Agrarian Transformation and Rural Economic Security

part II|126 pages

Political Conflict

chapter Chapter 5|24 pages

Guatemala: From Reform to a Reign of Terror

chapter Chapter 6|20 pages

Costa Rica and Honduras: The Limitations of Reform

chapter Chapter 7|22 pages

El Salvador: From Obstruction to Civil War

chapter Chapter 8|24 pages

Nicaragua: From Obstruction to Revolution

chapter Chapter 9|13 pages

Conclusion: Land, Power, and Poverty

chapter Chapter 10|20 pages