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Author Garrard-Burnett, Virginia, 1957-
Title Terror in the land of the Holy Spirit [electronic resource] : Guatemala under General Efraín Ríos Montt, 1982-1983 / by Virginia Garrard-Burnett
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xvii, 269 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Under the leadership of General Efrain Rios Montt, tens of thousands of people perished in what is now known as la violencia, or 'the Mayan holocaust'. This book views the Rios Montt era through the lens of history
Description based on print version record
Link Print version 9780195379648
Subject Ríos Montt, Efraín -- Political and social views
Ríos Montt, Efraín -- Religion
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985
State-sponsored terrorism -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century
Political violence -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century
Mayas -- Crimes against -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century
Human rights -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985
Christianity and politics -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century
Presidents -- Guatemala -- Biography
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