"Surviving All Changes Is Your Destiny"

@article{May1999SurvivingAC,
  title={"Surviving All Changes Is Your Destiny"},
  author={Rachel A. May},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  year={1999},
  volume={26},
  pages={68 - 91}
}
  • R. May
  • Published 1 March 1999
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Perspectives
Political violence in Central America gained international media attention during the 1980s because of the involvement of the United States in this conflictive region, and a generation of activists and scholars has written prolifically about it. Now, in the wake of reconciliation efforts in the region, it is appropriate to revisit the question of why and how the tragedy of the past four decades occurred. As Robert Holden points out in his analysis of the historical origins of endemic state… 
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