Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded (Latin American Studies) (Paperback)

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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780674019300
ISBN-10: 067401930X
Publisher: David Rockefeller Center for Latin American S
Publication Date: October 1st, 2005
Pages: 374
Language: English
Series: Latin American Studies