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First posted on June 16th 2002; last revised on November 23rd 2010







Spanish conquest in the 1520s. Core of the Captaincy of Guatemala 1538-1821. Core of the United Provinces of Central America 1821-1839; independent since the disintegration of the former in 1839. One of the "Banana Republics".







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WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Modern from CIA World Factbook; BBC Country Profiles; World Desk Reference; Index Mundi, Nations Encyclopedia
Article : Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Historical G. Niederlein, The republic of Guatemala (1898), posted on Internet Archive
W.T. Brigham, Guatemala: the land of the quetzal (1887), posted on Internet Archive
Ch.F. Domville-Five, Guatemala And The States Of Central America (1913), posted on Internet Archive
Honduras and Guatemala, 1854, GB
Links General from LANIC; from Library of Congress, Portals to the World; from BUBL; from Sources and General Resources on Latin America
Category : Guatemala, from Wikipedia
on History from Virtual Library History; from Historical Text Archive; Category : History of Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Organizations Asociacion para el Fomento de los Estudios Historicos en Centroamerica
Asociacion Tikal
Asociacion Numismatica Centroamericana
Asociacion Filatelica de Guatemala
Historical Dictionaries Diccionario, from AFEHC
United Fruit Historical Society
Portals Portal Historia Centroamericana, Universidad de Costa Rica
Timelines from BBC News; from timelines.ws; Guatemala's Recent History from Isla IBC
US-Guatemala 1901-2002, from History Commons, timeline with links to related newspaper articles
(United Fruit Company) Chronology, from United Fruit Historical Society
Accounts of History Modern from Wikipedia; from Wikipedia Spanish edition; from Global Exchange; from History World; from NISGUA, from Guatemala Human Rights Commission
Historical H.H. Bancroft, History of Central America, vol.1 (1887), vol.2 (1887), vol.3 (1887), posted on Internet Archive
F.A. de Fuentes y Guzman, Historia de Guatemala : O recordacion Florida (1882) in Spanish, posted on Internet Archive
R.A. Cinta, Lecciones de historia general de Guatemala (1899) in Spanish, Internet Archive
Specific Periods F. Larrainzar, La Revolucion de Guatemala (1873) in Spanish, posted on Internet Archive
Historiography On the problem of writing history of/in Guatemala : Patrick Smith, Memory without History : Who Owns Guatemala's Past ? (2001)
Politics Politics of Guatemala, from Wikipedia; Political Resources on the Net : Guatemala
Governments on the WWW : Guatemala
Category : Elections in Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Guatemala, in : Kenneth Janda, Political Parties : A Cross-National Survey
Military Wars of Guatemala 1800-1999, from Armed Conflict Events Data
Orders, Decorations and Medals of Guaemala, from ODM
CASCON cases : Guatemala 1954, Belize-Guatemala 1948-1991
Stephen M. Streeter, Interpreting the 1954 U.S. Intervention in Guatemala: Realist, Revisionist, and Postrevisionist Perspectives, posted on History Teacher (2000)
Article Guatemalan Civil War (1960-1996), from Wikipedia
History of the Guatemalan Air Force, from Scramble
Documents show CIA had 'hit lists' in Guatemala in 1950s, from Cold War Page at MtHolyoke, based on CNN report 1997
TIM WEINER, "CIA in 1950's Drew Up List of Guatemalan Leaders to Be Assassinated," New York Times, May 28, 1997 , from Cold War Page at MtHolyoke
TIM WEINER, "CIA Role in Guatemala Told in Files of Times Publisher," New York Times, June 7, 1997 , from Cold War Page at MtHolyoke
Armed Conflict Events Data : Guatemala 1800-1999, from OnWar.com
CASCON Case BEL : Belize-Guatemala 1948-1991, by L.P. Bloomfield, L. Moulton
CASCON Case GUA : Guatemala 1954, by L.P. Bloomfield, L. Moulton
Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, International Communism in Guatemala, June 30, 1954., from McGraw-Hill
Philip B. Taylor, Jr., The Guatemalan Affair: A Critique of United States Foreign Policy, American Political Science Review, 50 (September 1956) 787-806., from McGraw-Hill
Guatemala : Memory of Silence, Report of the Commission for Historical Clarification; Conclusions and Recommendations, posted by AAAS; very detailed, on atrocities c. 1960-1990
Guatemala 1953-1954. While the World Watched, from William Blum, Killing Hope, U.S. interventions in the Third World, posted by Third World Traveller
Guatemala 1962-1980s. A less publicized "Final Solution", from William Blum, Killing Hope, U.S. interventions in the Third World, posted by Third World Traveller
Articles : 1954 Guatemalan Coup d'Etat, Guatemalan Civil War, from Wikipedia
Articles : Golpe de Estado de 1954 (Guatemala), Conflicto Mexico-Guatemala 1958-1959, from Wikipedia Spanish edition
Economy & Finances The History of the Guatemalan Currency, from Banco de Guatemala
Articles Economy of Guatemala, United Fruit Company, Category : Economy of Guatemala, from Wikipedia
History of Coffee in Guatemala, from Equal Exchange; from Guatemalan Coffees; from it'a all about coffee
Guatemala, from Ministry of Rum
The History of Guatemalan Currency, from Banco de Guatemala
Global Integrity : Guatemala 2004, Guatemala 2006
Social History Guatemala, from Crime and Society. a Comparative Criminology Tour of the World by R. Winslow
F. Miller, A Human Rights History of Guatemala; Robert Parry, Reagan and Guatemala's Death Files
Feminicide in Guatemala: A Link Between Past and Present, from COHA
Ethnography Languages of Nicaragua (56), from Ethnologue
Category Languages of Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Guatemala : Indigenous People, from Minorities at Risk
Guatemala, from Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Don Moore, The Sociolinguistics of Guatemalan Indigenous Languages and the Effect on Radio Broadcasting (1989), part 1, part 2, part 3 : bibliography
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Guatemala
Guatemala, pp.795-796 in G.G. Chisholm, The world as it is; a popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth 1884, IA
Guatemala, pp.2537-2558 in vol.4A of J.A. Hammerton, Peoples of All Nations, c.1920, illustrated, IA
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Guatemala, from Kirken i Norge
Category : Religion in Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Patron Saint Index : Guatemala
Virtual Jewish History Tour : Guatemala
History of Regions Article Departments of Guatemala, Municipalities of Guatemala from Wikipedia
Departments of Guatemala, from www.statoids.com; Municipalities of Guatemala, from www.statoids.com
Local History Municipalities of Guatemala from Wikipedia
Guatemala City : History, Antigua, Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Christopher Minster, A Brief History of the City of Antigua, Guaemala
History of Quetzaltenango, from Casa Xelaju
Institutions Guatemala, from Airline History
Structurae : Guatemala
Article Rail Transport in Guatemala : History, from Wikipedia
Search Lighthouse Explorer for Guatemala
Allen Morrison, Los Altos Railway of Guatemala, Ferrocarril Electrico de Quetzaltenango
Don Moore, Radio Nacional de Guatemala
Culture Articles Guatemala at the Olympics, Sport in Guatemala, Football in Guatemala, from Wikipedia
Biographies Diccionario, from AFEHC
List of Guatemalans, from Wikipedia
Search NNDB for Guatemala
Biography of Miguel Angel Asturias, from the Nobel Foundation
Others International Boundary Studies, search for Guatemala
Guatemala, from Alcohol and Drugs History Society
Disaster History : Guatemala, from Relief Web
Neotropic Ecoregion, from WWF
World Casino Directory : Guatemala

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from Guatemala by Ben Cahoon; from Guatemala, by B. Schemmel; from Guatemala, by Enno Schulz, illustrated
Lists of Ambassadors Embajadores de Mexico en Guatemala, from Acervo Historico Diplomatico
Lists of Consuls Political Graveyard : Guatemala, has incomplete list of U.S. consuls
Lists of Bishops Article : Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Guatemala, Dioceses of Escuintla, Jalapa, Santa Rosa de Lima, Verapaz, Coban, Zacapa y Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, from Wikipedia
Statistical Data Responsible Institution Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Guatemala
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics, Guatemala, from Population Statistics by Jan Lahmeyer
Exchange Rates Historical Exchange Rates, from Oanda, since 1990
Economic Indicators Economic Indicators, from Trading Economics, since 1995
Inflation Rates Historical Inflation Rates, from Index Mundi, since 2000
Election Results from Guatemala (since 1999); from IFES Election Guide
IPU Election Archive : Guatemala, Congreso de la Republica 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2003
Documents Historical Newspapers Official Gazette Gaceta Oficial, Guatemala, 1841, in Spanish, GB
Hemerotheques
Selected Articles World History Archives : The History of Guatemala, recent newspaper articles
O.J. Victor, Guatemala, from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Nov. 1885, pp.886-901, from Cornell Digital Libray Collection
News from Guatemala, in "The Great Round World and What is Going on in it", Vol.1 No.50, October 1897, posted by Gutenberg Library Online
Modern Newspapers Newspapers and News Media : Guatemala, from ABYZ; from Online Newspapers, from World Newspapers, from Worldpress.org (links)
Films on History/Society Most Popular Documentaries with Country of Origin : Guatemala, from IMDb
Most Popular Titles with Country of Origin : Guatemala, from IMDb
List of Guatemalan Films, from Wikipedia
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
Systematic Collections
Specialist
Visitaxela, Fotos Antiguas de Guatemala
Accidental Collections
Universal Collections
Items on Guatemala
License Plates, from Francoplaque, from License Plates around the World
Passports of Guatemala, from World Passports
Airline Timetable Images : Aviateca, Tikal Jets Airlines
Search Scripophily for Guatemala
Archival Deposits Guatemala Documentation Project, from National Security Archive
Guatemala, pp.193-201 in Guide to the Materials in London Archives for the History of the United States since 1783, 2010, GB
Nationaal Archief : Inventaris van het archief van het Nederlands Gezantschap, later de Ambassade in Guatemala, 1955-1974
Search National Archives, UK for Guatemala
Search Vatican Secret Archives for Guatemala
Constitutions, Laws 1985/1993 Constitution, from Base de Datos Politicos de las Americas at Georgetown, in Spanish
List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by Guatemala, from ILO, 72 docs. since 1919
Treaties Coleccion de tratados de Guatemala (1892) in Spanish, posted on Internet Archive
Environmental Treaties : Guatemala, from Pop Planet
Peace Agreements Digital Collection : Guatemala, from United States Institute of Peace
Guatemala, pp.461-613 in vol.8 of Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America 1776-1949, 1971, GB
Consular Reports Guatemala, pp.54-57 in vol.6 of Reports from Her Majesty's consuls on the manufactures, commerce .. (U.K.), 1868, GB
Guatemala, p.740 in Commercial relations of the United States with foreign countries, 1868, GB
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections AFEHC Fuentes
Wikisource : Category Guatemala
Human Rights in Guatwemala Collection 1969, 1979-1988 at IISG
Truth Commissions : Guatemala, from United States Institute of Peace
A list of links to documents related the Intelligence Oversight Board, June 28th 1996, from Center for International Policy; all papers listed refer to US (CIA) involvement in the 1854 Guatemala Coup.
Guatemala Civil Registration, at New Spain Genealogy
Historical Maps Instituto Geografico Nacional, Guatemala
collections Mapas e Foto Satellite de Guatemala, posted by Zonu
Guatemala Maps, PCL, UTexas
M. McQuigan, Old Topo Maps of Guatemala
Atlas of Guatemala, from Wikimedia Commons
Search David Rumsey Map Collection for Central America, Guatemala
Category : Old Maps of Central America, Maps of the History of Central America, from Wikimedia Commons
Historical Map Archive : Historical Maps of Central America
PRINT : Carolyn Hall, Hector Perez Brignoli, Historical Atlas of Central America, Norman : University of Oklahoma Press 2003 [G]
Central America, Modern Map : Mesoamerican Languages, from Titus
Central America, Contemporary Map of Central America 1892, from Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
Guatemala, Modern
Guatemala, Contemporary Guatemala 1938, from Probert Encyclopedia
Detail, Modern
Detail, Contemporary
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala, from EB 1911
Articles Guatemala, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Religious Articles Santiago de Guatemala, from Catholic Encyclopedia, 1907 edition
Central America, from New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge
Economic J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Guatimala, posted by DTBSWS
Gülich, Gustav von, Geschichtliche Darstellung des Handels, der Gewerbe und des Ackerbaus der bedeutenden handeltreibenden Staaten unserer Zeit (Historical Description of Trade, Industry and Agriculture of the Important Trading States of Our Time), Jena : Frommann 6 vol.s 1830-1845, chapter : Das vormals Spanische Amerika : Guatemala and Central America, vol.4 1844 pp.112-113, posted by DTBSWS
W.H. Weed, The Copper Mines of the World 1907, Guatemala p.205
Geographical Guatemala, pp.185-186 in A. Harris, A geographical hand book, 1862, GB
Guatemala, p.127 in vol.5 of Chamber's Encyclopaedia, 1863, GB
Guatemala, in vol.3 : Geography, of English Encyclopaedia, 1867, GB
Guatemala, pp.165-166 in M.E. Grant Duff, A Political Survey, 1868, GB
Guatemala p.441 in J. MacFarlane, Economic geography, c. 1910, GB
Ethnological Central America pp.156-186, in vol.11 of L.H. Gray, The Mythology of all Races, 1920, GB
The Chiriqui Potters and Veragua Goldsmiths pp.280-281 in A.H. Keane, The World's Peoples: A Popular Account of Their Bodily & Mental Characters , 1908, GB
Historical Guatimala, pp.1183-1185 in vol.1 of S.G. Goodrich, A history of all nations, from the earliest periods to the present , 1866, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues R.G. Dunlop, Travels in Central America: being a journal of nearly three years' residence, 1847, GB
J. Fröbel, Seven years' travel in Central America, northern Mexico, and the far West of the United States, 1859, GB
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Archivo General de Centro America, Ciudad de Guatemala
Guatemala, from Repositories of Primary Sources : Latin America (UIdaho)
Guatemalan National Police Archive Project, from HRDAG
Guatemalan Numismatic Museum
Museo Nacional de Arquelogia y Etnologia de Guatemala
Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala "Luis Cardoza y Aragon"
Libraries in Guatemala, from LibDex
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from Guatemala
National Anthem, from David's National Anthem Reference Page
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Guatemala, from World Currency Museum, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Collections of Coins : Guatemala, bilingual Russian-English Page
Guatemala Coins, from World Coin Gallery; Search Coin Archives for Guatemala
Guatemalan Numismatic Museum
Stamps Rare Guatemala Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery, Stamps Guatemala Stamps 1871-1902, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
on Guatemala survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database
general bibliographies pp.243-280 in R.E. Moore, Historical Dictionary of Guatemala, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow 1973 [G]
AFEHC Bibliografia
from The Online Books Page; from Wikipedia
Bibliography Guatemala, from NNDB
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies Resources on Genocide in Guatemala, from Prevent Genocide
Food and Culture (a bibliography), by R.T. Dirks, click on Central America
United Fruit Historical Society, Bibliography
ICEFI, Bibliografia
J.E. O'Ryan, Bibliograf? de la imprenta Guatemala en los siglos XVII y XVIII 1897, IA
serial publications
general bibliographies
Guatemala entries
Library of Congress HLAS Online Handbook of Latin American Studies (Bibliography)
Latin American Books
Online Bibliography on Latin American Environmental History
booksellers
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
Biblioteca Digital Hispanica; Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
International Boundary Studies
TDX (Theses from Spanish Universities Online; almost exclusively in Spanish)
on Guatemala AFEHC Articulos
Asociacion Numismatica Centroamericana, Biblioteca Virtual
Thesis Server TDX (Theses from Spanish Universities Online; almost exclusively in Spanish); search for Costa Rica
Online Journals General Directory of Open Access Journals
On Central America Dialogos. Revista Electronica in Spanish, on Costa Rican & Central American Historiography
Revista de Historia 2004, 2005 online
Historiography Article : Latin American Historiography (excluding Mexico and Brazil) - Writing on the precolonial and colonial periods from the sixteenth century to the present day, by G.L. Vasquez, pp.534-542, Article : Latin American Historiography (excluding Mexico and Brazil) - The National Period, 1820-1990, pp.542-545 in vol.2 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]
General Accounts Thomas A. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith, Modern Latin America, NY : Oxford UP 5th edition 2001, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980 S628m
E. Bradford Burns, Latin America, A Concise Interpretive History, Eaglewood NJ : Prentice Hall 6th edition (1972) 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980 B967l
On Central America Thomas L. Pearcy, The History of Central America, Basingstoke : Palgrave MacMillan 2006, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 972.8 P359h
Tom Barry, Central America Inside Out, Grove Press 1991; on Guatemala pp.213-279
Clifford Krauss, Inside Central America, Its People, Politics and Culture, NY : Summit 1991; on Guatemala pp.17-53 [G]
Jim Handy, Gift of the Devil : A History of Guatemala, South End Press, 1998, 324 pp.
Chapter VIII : Two Dictators on Top, pp.118-130, in : John Gunther, Inside Latin America, NY : Harper & Bros. 1940 [G]
Specific Topics L. Bethell, Central America since Independence, Cambridge : UP 1991 [G]
Historical Dictionaries R.E. Moore, Historical Dictionary of Guatemala, Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow 1973 [G]
Terry M. Mays, Historical Dictionary of Multinational Peacekeeping, Lanham Md. : Scarecrow 1996 [G]
Historical Atlas Carolyn Hall, Hector Perez Brignoli, Historical Atlas of Central America, Norman : University of Oklahoma Press 2003 [G]
Statistical Data IHS : B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics. The Americas 1750-2000, London : Palgrave 2003 [G]
Yearbook Entries Britannica Book of the Year 1913 pp.1084-1085 [G]
Article : Central America, 1944 pp.167-168, 1945 pp.168-169 [G]
Article : Guatemala, 1944 p.327, 1945 p.330, 1947, p. 373, 1948, pp. 357-358, 1949, pp. 316-317, 1950, p.335, 1951, p.337, 1952, p.329, 1953, p.326, 1954, pp.324-325, 1955, pp.372-374, 1956, pp.311-312, 1957, pp.373-374, 1958, pp.310-311, 1959, pp.308-309, 1960, p.307, 1961, p.314, 1962, pp.306-307, 1963, pp.423-424, 1964, pp.401-402, 1965, pp.397-398, 1966, pp.351-352, 1967, pp.382-383, 1968, pp.385, 1969, pp.379-380, 1970, pp.386-387, 1971, pp.368-369, 1972 pp.338-339, 1973 p.336, 1974 pp.341-342, 1975 pp.335-336, 1976 pp.372-373, 1977 pp.374-375, 1978 pp.417-418, 1979 p.410, 1980 p.413, 1981 pp.412-413, 1982 pp.409-410, 1983 pp.405-406, 1984 pp.407-408, 1985 pp.576-577, 692, 1986 pp.580, 689, 1988 pp.503, 610, 1989 pp.502-503, 611, 1990 pp.518, 626 [G]
Statesman's Yearbook 1878 pp.539-543, 1895 pp.658-661, 1898 pp.656-660, 1901 pp.747-751, 1905 pp.812-818, 1919 pp.967-972, 1924 pp.994-999, 1925 pp.1002-1007, 1926 pp.971-976, 1928 pp.992-997, 1929 pp.977-982, 1932 pp.986-990, 1937 pp.1017-1022, 1943 pp.987-992, 1970-1971 pp.1000-1004, 1975-1976 pp.993-997, 1978-1979 pp.553-557, 1980-1981 pp.554-558, 1983-1984 pp.563-567, 1984-1985 pp.563-567, 1985-1986 pp.564-568, 1987-1988 pp.574-578, 1988-1989 pp.576-580, 1989-1990 pp.581-585, 1990-1991 pp.581-585, 1991-1992 pp.580-584, 1992-1993 pp.653-657, 1993-1994 pp.658-662, 1994-1995 pp.649-653, 1995-1996 pp.647-651, 1996-1997 pp.591-594, 1997-1998 pp.599-603, 1998-1999 pp.649-653, 2000 pp.750-756, 2001 pp.729-733, 2002 pp.759-763, 2003 pp.761-765, 2004 pp.764-768, 2005 pp.764-768 [G]
Other Article : Central America, in : The American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events 1863 pp.173-174 [G]
Article : Central America, in : International Year Book 1898 pp.169-171 [G]
Article : Guatemala, in : International Year Book 1898 pp.381-383 [G]
Article : Guatemala, in : Appleton's Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events 1886 pp.412-414, 1894 p.342 [G]
Article : Guatemala, in : Americana Annual 1927 pp.398-400, 1928 pp.350-351, 1930 pp.364-365, 1931 pp.363-364, 1932 pp.330-331, 1933 pp.362-363, 1934 p.286, 1935 pp.332-333, 1936 pp.335-336, 1937 p.331, 1938 pp.318-319, 1939 pp.350-351, 1940 pp.354-355, 1943 pp.335-336, 1944 pp.314-315, 1945 pp.334-336, 1946 pp.338-339, 1947 pp.311-312, 1957 pp.340-341, 1961 pp.320-321, 1962 pp.324-325, 1963 pp.296-298, 1964 pp.295-296, 1965 pp.311-312, 1967 p.323, 1968 pp.316-317, 1969 p.330, 1970 p.334, 1971 pp.327-328, 1972 p.321, 1973 p.329, 1974 p.165, 1976 p.162, 1989 pp.170-178, 1990 pp.167-174, 1992 pp.178-184, 1993 pp.172-177, 1994 pp.176-180 [G]
Article : Guatemala, in : The World in Figures 1st ed. 1976 pp.129-130, 2nd ed. 1978 pp.129-130, 4th ed. 1984 pp.130-131 [G]