• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


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.

República de Guatemala


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Books of Reference

  1. The official gazette is called El Guatemaiteco. Google Scholar
  2. Adler, J. H., and others, Public Finance and Economic Development in Guatemala. Stamford Univ. Press, 1952Google Scholar
  3. Banco de Guatemala, Memoria annual y Estudio económico Google Scholar
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  8. Male, P. J. E., Economic and Commercial Conditions in Guatemala. HMSO, 1956Google Scholar
  9. Mendoza, J. L., Britain and her Treaties on Belize. Guatemala, 1946Google Scholar
  10. Morton, F., Xelahuh. London, 1959Google Scholar
  11. Rosenthal, M., Guatemala. New York, 1961Google Scholar
  12. Whetton, N. L., Guatemala: the land and the people. Yale Univ. Press, 1961Google Scholar
  13. NATIONAL LIBRARY. Biblioteca Nacional, 5a Avenida and 8a Calle, Zone 1, Guatemala City.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1973

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