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The Guatemalan military project

Jennifer G. Schirmer

The Guatemalan military project

a violence called democracy

by Jennifer G. Schirmer

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala
    • Subjects:
    • Political persecution -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Government relations.,
    • Civil-military relations -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985.,
    • Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1985-,
    • Guatemala -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Guatemala -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-332) and index.

      StatementJennifer Schirmer.
      SeriesPennsylvania studies in human rights
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1466.5 .S33 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 345 p. :
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL367582M
      ISBN 100812233255
      LC Control Number98028114

      The Guatemalan military's "new attitude about human rights" should be encouraged. One way to do so is to continue the International Military and Education Training (IMET) program, "the most effective instrument the United States has to influence a basic change in the attitude of the Guatemalan military." Document Concerns Over the Military. Cheap Textbook Rental for GUATEMALAN MILITARY PROJECT by SCHIRMER 98 , Save up to 90% and get free return shipping. Order today for the cheapest textbook prices.

      Analyst for the National Security Archives, KATE DOYLE. She directed the Guatemalan Documentation Project, which lead to the declassification of documents from the CIA, the State and Defense. The Guatemalan army, under the direction of military ruler Efraín Ríos Montt, carried out a deliberate counterinsurgency campaign in the summer of aimed a massacring thousands of indigenous peasants, according to a comprehensive set of internal records presented as evidence to the Spanish National Court and posted today by National Security Archive on its Web site.

      May 10,  · Washington D.C., May 10, —Five years ago today, one of the most celebrated human rights trials in Latin America came to a stunning conclusion when Guatemalan dictator, retired Army general, and self-proclaimed “president” Efraín Ríos Montt was convicted for genocide and crimes against humanity by a panel of three Guatemalan judges. Jennifer Schirmer, Lecturer in Social Studies/Anthropology and associate of the Program on Non-Violent Sanctions and Cultural Survival at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, won the Netherlands-based PIOOM Award for her book, "The Guatemalan Military Project: A Violence Called Democracy" (University of Pennsylvania Press,


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