HISTORY. From 1524 to 1821 Guatemala was a Spanish captaincy-general, comprising the whole of Central America. It became independent in 1821 and formed part of the Confederation of Central America from 1823 to 1839, when Rafael Carrera dissolved the Confederation.
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Books of Reference
- The official gazette is called El Guatemalteco.Google Scholar
- Adler, J. H., and others, Public Finance and Economic Development in Guatemala, Stamford Univ. Press, 1952Google Scholar
- Bianchi, W. J., Belize. New York, 1959Google Scholar
- Bloomfield, L. M., The British Honduras-Guatemala Dispute. Toronto, 1953Google Scholar
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- Morton, F., Xelahuh. London, 1959Google Scholar
- Rosenthal, M., Guatemala. New York, 1961Google Scholar
- Whetten, N. L., Guatemala: the land and the people. Yale Univ. Press, 1961Google Scholar