Revolution and Counterrevolution in Guatemala, 1944-1963 1950-1957


Revolution and Counterrevolution in Guatemala, 1944-1963 1950-1957

This annotated guide identifies and describes 2636 ephemeral publications which are part of the Taracena Flores Collection. Most of the publications cited in this guide can be termed street literature, since they were intended to be read or distributed widely and/or posted in public places, and they represent a broad range of organizations and interest groups. The current page presents Part Two of three total for this guide.

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