For a brief period, revolution in Nicaragua dominated the news. But what has happened since the 1979 insurrection that toppled the government of Anastasio Somoza Debayle? And what does this mean for Nicaragua's future? This book provides an up-to-date view of the radical social and political changes that are occurring in these first few years of go
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Also of Interest -- Revolutionary Theory and Nicaragua's Sandinista Revolution -- Factional Strife and Manifest Destiny -- From Dollar Diplomacy to Sandino -- The Foundation of the Dynasty -- Like Father Like Sons -- Social Class and Opposition to the Somoza Dynasty -- Foreign and Domestic Opposition -- The Insurrection of 1977–1979 -- The Beginning: Government and Policy in Revolutionary Nicaragua -- Across a Frontier of History: The Revolution and Its Future
John A. Booth, associate professor of political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has written extensively on political violence in Latin America and is acquainted with Nicaraguans on all sides of the conflict. Research for this volume was conducted while he was a Fulbright lecturer in international relations at the National Autonomous University of Costa Rica.