Letters and Politics

A History of Authoritarianism in El Salvador

Guest: Héctor Lindo-Fuentes is Professor Emeritus of History at Fordham University. He is the author of several books including Weak Foundations: The Economy of El Salvador in the Nineteenth Century 1821-1898;  Remembering a Massacre in El Salvador: The Insurrection of 1932, Roque Dalton, and the Politics of Historical Memory; and his most recent, co-authored with Erik Ching, Modernizing Minds in El Salvador: Education Reform and the Cold War, 1960-1980.  His latest book in Spanish is El Alborotador de Centroamérica: El Salvador Frente al Imperio.