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Recommended reading on history, politics, and economics in El Salvador and Central America:
 
 
Revolution in El Salvador: From Civil Strife to Civil Peace (1995)
by Tommie Sue Montgomery
 
  The Church, Dictatorships, and Democracy in Latin America (1998)
by Jeffrey Klaiber, SJ
 
  Understanding Central America (2006)
by John A. Booth, Thomas W. Walker
 
 
The Massacre at El Mozote (1993)
by Mark Danner
 
  Coffee and Power : Revolution and the Rise of Democracy in Central America (1997)
by Jeffery M. Paige
 
  Introducing Liberation Theology (1987)
by Boff, C., Boff, L.
 

Recommended reading on Spirituality and Reflections on Salvadoran History and Circumstances:
 
 
In the Fullness of Life: A Biography of Dorothy Kazel, O.S.U. (1996)
by Cynthia Glavac, OSU (also available from Ursuline Sisters - click)
 
  Bitter Grounds : A Novel (1997) by Sandra Benitez  
 
Educating for International Solidarity (click)
by Keven Yonkers-talz
 

 


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Lesson Plans
 
 
PSR (call us)  
 
Generations of Faith, Social Justice cycle teaching package (call us)  
 
Grades 1 - 12 - The Four Churchwomen (developed by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland - click to download)  

Movies and Documentaries
 
  COAR's own movie
(23 minutes - but worth it!)
 
 
Romero (1989)
Directed by John Duigan
(Study Guide <click>)
 
 
Roses in December (1982), Documentary
Directed by Ana Carrigan and Bernard Stone
 
 
Innocent Voices (2004)
Directed by Luis Mandoki
Spanish with English Subtitles
Mexico's entry to the Oscars for foreign films.
 

Web Sites
 
 
Images of El Salvador  
 
Daily newspapers:
La Prensa Grafica
El Diario de Hoy
 
 
CIA Fact Book on El Salvador  
  US Consular Information - El Salvador  
  http://www.geocities.com/rodvilleda/elsalvador.htm  
  http://www.elsalvador360.com/index.html  

 

 

 



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