República de Guatemala
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. From 1524 to 1821 Guatemala was a Spanish captaincy-general, comprising the whole of Central America. It became independent from Spain in 1821 and formed part of the Confederation of Central America from 1823 to 1839, when Rafael Carrera dissolved the Confederation and Guatemala became independent.


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Further Reading

  1. Woodward, R. L., Guatemala. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1992Google Scholar
  2. National Library: Biblioteca Nacional, 5a Avenida y 8a Calle, Zona 1, Guatemala City.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

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