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Political turmoil. In the hotly contested elections of 1960, the National Democratic
Union (Uniao Demo- cratica Nacional; UDN), the largest conservative party,
nominated Janio Quadros, a maverick politician who had governed Sao Paulo ...
Despite their Liberal political rhetoric, military dictatorships were the
characteristic political institution of the period, as the planter elites depended on
greater military strength to defend their interests. MODERN CENTRAL AMERICA
(c. 1945 TO ...
Elections and Democracy in Central America (1989), includes a wide variety of
interpretations, dana g. munro, The Five Republics of Central America: Their
Political and Economic Development and Their Relation with the United States (
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