This book describes the interlocking relationship of government and multinational corporations (MNCs) that led to U.S. intervention in Guatemala in 1954. It explains the intervention in terms of the continuous penetration of the extended domain of the metropole.
1. Statement of Inquiry for the Study of Intervention 2. Development: A Critique 3. Toward a General Theoretical Construct of Dependency 4. The Rise and Fall of Ubico 5. The Struggle for Revolutionary Survival 6. The Land Tenure Pattern of Guatemala and the Agrarian Reform Law of 1952 7. The Expropriation of the Private Sector and Guatemalan Dependency on the United States 8. In Defense of the UFCO: United States Intervention in Guatemala 9. The Guatemalan Appeal Before the OAS and UN 10. Conclusions and General Observations