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Bitter Fruit : The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 25.4mm | 589.68g
  • Harvard University, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
  • Cambridge, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 13 halftones & 3 maps
  • 067401930X
  • 9780674019300
  • 338,438

About Stephen Schlesinger

Stephen Schlesinger is Director of the World Policy Institute Stephen Kinzer is cultural correspondent for The New York Times.show more

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