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El Salvador

  • Barry Turner
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Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Conquered by Spain in 1526, El Salvador remained under Spanish rule until 1821. Thereafter, El Salvador was a member of the Central American Federation comprising the states of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica until this federation was dissolved in 1839. In 1841 El Salvador declared itself an independent republic.

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Further Reading

  1. Ladutke, Lawrence Michael, Freedom of Expression in El Salvador: The Struggle for Human Rights and Democracy. 2004Google Scholar
  2. Lauria-Santiago, Aldo and Binford, Leigh, (eds.) Landscapes of Struggle: Politics, Society and Community in El Salvador. 2004Google Scholar
  3. Tilley, Virginia Q., Seeing Indians: A Study of Race, Nation, and Power in El Salvador. 2005Google Scholar
  4. National Statistical Office: Dirección General de Estadistica y Censos, Av. Juan Bertis No. 79, Ciudad Delgado, San Salvador.Google Scholar
  5. Website (Spanish only): http://www.digestyc.gob.sv

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  • Barry Turner

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