United States Narrative

United States Narrative

As in poetry, the revolutionary spirit of the 1960s also gradually faded in fiction, both at the more purely ideological level and at that of formal experimentation. The iconoclasm of the great postmodern novel by J. Barth, K. Vonnegut, Th. Pynchon and R. Coover gives way to a less conflictual writing than the conventions of […]

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Guatemala Modern History

Guatemala Modern History

According to simplyyellowpages.com, Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a Central American country with peculiar characteristics and an indigenous culture that is the product of the Mayan heritage and Spanish influence during the colonial period. At the same time it is a country with great natural beauty. Government of Jacobo Árbenz A great anti-communist campaign was unleashed […]

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Guatemala Early History

Guatemala Early History

First civilizations As a country located in Central America according to listofusnewspapers.com, Guatemala is located within the geographical area known as Mesoamerica. Within its territorial limits various cultures developed. It is the cradle of the Mayan civilization that was notable for achieving complex social development. Mayan civilization Tikal was the largest city of the ancient Mayan culture. It […]

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Costa Rica Early History

Costa Rica Early History

Precolumbian era The first residents of what is now Costa Rica were part of the intermediate area located between the Mayan, Mesoamerican and South American cultural regions. Some historians have included the area currently made up of the southern and Atlantic areas of the country as being of South American influence, due to the presence of groups that speak Chibcha […]

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