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  • Background Notes: El Salvador, March 1999(84 clicks)
    Released by the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State. History and other data.
  • Ceren Web Resource(79 clicks)
    Ceren is an agricultural village in El Salvador that was buried in ash nearly fourteen centuries ago. Ceren is registered as a UN Heritage site and has been called the "Pompeii of the New World." Discovered in 1976 by Payson D. Sheets, an anthropology professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and under continuous excavation and study since, Ceren offers exciting opportunities to study household archaeology. In 1995 the Sundance Laboratory began to explore the use of visualization and computer modeling to represent and understand archaeological data at Ceren.
  • Civil War of the 1980s(97 clicks)
    Encyclopedia Britannica provides this and other articles about the country.
  • El Mozote, The Truth of(95 clicks)
    n a remote corner of El Salvador, investigators uncovered the remains of a horrible crime -- a crime that Washington had long denied. The villagers of El Mozote had the misfortune to find themselves in the path of the Salvadoran Army's anti-Communist crusade. The story of the massacre at El Mozote -- how it came about, and why it had to be denied -- stands as a central parable of the Cold War. by Mark Danner
  • El Salvador History and Government(100 clicks)
    from World Travel Guide.
  • El Salvador History(92 clicks)
    From the World History Archives.
  • El Salvador history(79 clicks)
    From Radio Netherlands. good photos included in the text.
  • El Salvador: A Country Study(91 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress. Excellent.
  • Enemies of War(80 clicks)
    PBS special. Concerned with the civil war of the 1980s.
  • From Madness to Hope: the 12 year war in El Salvador(76 clicks)
  • History of El Salvador(97 clicks)
    Arranged by chronological periods.
  • Lindo-Fuentes, Hector. Weak Foundations: The Economy of El Salvador in the Nineteenth Century 1821-1(83 clicks)
    Scholarly book
  • Notes on El Salvador in the 1980s(71 clicks)
    Notes on the El Salvador in the early 1980s.
  • Romero: The Revolutionary of God(92 clicks)
    Killed by conservative gunmen while saying Mass in 1980 in El Salvador.
  • Salvadoran Artifacts in the Cobb Museum(73 clicks)
    The Cobb Insitute of Archeology at Mississippi State University presents photographs of Salvadorean artifacts
  • The El Mozote Massacre (106 clicks)
    In December 1981, the inhabitants of a small Salvadoran hamlet were systematically exterminated by the Atacatl Battalion, a U.S.-trained counterinsurgency force. The Reagan administration, determined to preserve U.S. support for El Salvador's war against leftist guerrillas, downplayed reports of this massacre. The White House ignored and deflected reports that hundreds of unarmed women, children and men were shot, hung or beheaded.
    Today, the truth is known beyond any doubt. Fifteen years after one of the worst massacres in Latin American history, Dossier reports on the incident at El Mozote.
  • The Truth of El Mozote(97 clicks)
    By Mark Danner. "In a remote corner of El Salvador, investigators uncovered the remains of a horrible crime -- a crime that Washington had long denied. The villagers of El Mozote had the misfortune to find themselves in the path of the Salvadoran Army's anti-Communist crusade. The story of the massacre at El Mozote -- how it came about, and why it had to be denied -- stands as a central parable of the Cold War."
  • Weak Foundations: The Economy of El Salvador in the Nineteenth Century 1821-1898(83 clicks)
    Scholarly book by Héctor Lindo-Fuentes