This book outlines the historical context that has shaped the society of Honduras and conditioned its political dynamics over the past three decades. It demonstrates how contemporary military regimes have roots in the caudillismo of earlier eras.
Table of Contents
1. Caudillos, Enclaves, and Political Uncertainty, 1876–1956 2. The Setting: Land and People 3. Modernization and New Elites, 1956–1972 4. The Era of Military Rule, 1972–1982 5. The State and Elections 6. The Political Sectors 7. The Economy and National Development Policy 8. The Region and International Relations 9. The Politics of Frustration