Book Description:

The only comprehensive study in any language of the political, economic, and social development of Guatemala from the time of the Spanish Conquest to the present. It is especially significant at this time because of the importance of Latin-American relations, and because Guatemala is the Central American state with the largest investment of United States capital, greatest foreign trade, economic development, and population. The author is an authority on Caribbean affairs, has served as commercial attache in Havana, and filled other government posts. He is now professor in the School of Commerce at the University of Wisconsin. This book is the definitive account of Guatemala--indispensable to an understanding of the country. It is illustrated with 80 photographs, maps, and graphs, includes a bibliography, notes, index. Recommended to businessmen, officials, students of Caribbean affairs, and inquiring travelers.

eISBN: 978-1-4529-3629-1
Subjects: History