El Salvador and Guatemala, 1st Edition

  • Alex Cruden
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  • ISBN-10: 073776757X
  • ISBN-13: 9780737767575
  • DDC: 972.8405
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Title explores genocide and persecution in El Salvador and Guatemala including, historical background on the repression that began in 1979 in El Salvador and continued into the early 1990s; historical background on the repression that took place in the 1970s and 1980s in Guatemala; controversies surrounding the repression in El Salvador and Guatemala; and personal narratives by those impacted either directly or indirectly by the repression in El Salvador Guatemala.

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  • The Genocide and Persecution series offers students and other readers a multitude of perspectives, allowing for a more nuanced understanding of these complex and horrific periods in world history.
  • Each volume is an anthology of previously published materials on acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and other instances of extreme persecution.
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  • The text is enhanced by an annotated table of contents; a foreword written by an expert in the field of genocide studies; a chronology; detailed illustrations and photographs; features for classroom use, including analytical exercises, writing prompts, and group activities; a glossary; an annotated list of organizations to contact; an annotated list of reports, treaties, resolutions, and judicial decisions; a bibliography; and a comprehensive subject index.
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