Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-240) and index.
Introduction -- Theoretical issues in El Salvador's peace process -- Ancient conflicts, modern violence: the causes and context for civil war -- Internal forces struggle to resolve the civil war -- Internal pressures for ending Salvador's civil war -- The United States: protagonist or mediator? -- External influences on the negotiations to end the war in El Salvador -- Introducing the United Nations -- Four critical moments in the negotiations -- Implementation of the Chapultepec Accords: the achievements -- Challenges to the peace accords.
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