Portland State University. Department of History
Victor C. Dahl
Term of Graduation
Date of Publication
Master of Arts (M.A.) in History
El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1838-1944, El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1944-1979
1 online resource (2, 81 pages)
A comparative study of the cycles of military-political power in El Salvador between 1931 and 1979 indicates that the country was convulsed six times by political struggle. A pattern emerged wherein the military asserted itself as maintainer of the status quo each time that repression of, or concession to, the masses threatened the economic and political balance.
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Rookard, Thomas Ramon, "An Analysis of the Six Military-Dominated Political Cycles in El Salvador Between 1931 and 1979" (1985). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3520.