Index
Page references followed by "t" refer to information in tables, while page refer-
ences followed by "n." or "nq." refer to information in notes.
Accion Catolica (Catholic Action),
77,35 6
Ackelsberg, Martha, 258 n.74
Acuerdo no. 60, 193 n.47
Adelanto system, 72-74, 125, 272, 287
n·55
AFL (American Federation of Labor),
250, 254 n.26, 344
Agrarian history, studies of, 5, 7, 9-10
Agrarian Law of 1882 (EI Salvador),
144
Agrarian Law of 1904 (EI Salvador),
12
5,144
Agrarian reform: EI Salvador, 123;
Guatemala, 207, 209-10, 215, 219;
irrigation and, 313-14, 332 n.66. See
also Squatters
Agrarian reform, Dominican Re-
public, 294-96,352-53; benefits to
landowners of, 319; bureaucratic
structure for, 300-301; clientel-
ism in, 316-17; colonists and, 329
n.42; critics of, 301; elites and,
295, 310, 165-13 , 323, 324; "fourth-
part" policy of, 313-14, 316, 317;
goals of, 301, 303, 304-5, 310-
II, 323; intellectuals on, 302, 323,
325; irrigation and, 313-14, 332
n.66; juntas and, 315, 318, 320;
land distribution in, 293, 299-300,
305; land grabbing in, 300, 363
n·40; land quality in, 329 n.43;
latifundistas and, 318; legalization
and, 312, 314; medium landholders
and, 318-19; origins of, 296-306;
peasant influence on, 298-99,3°1-
2; plot sizes and quality in, 329
n.43; prerequisites for, 294-95;
private land distribution in, 317-
22; proleterianization in, 329-30
n.43; state land distribution in, 296,
309-10, 3II-17; statistics on, 329
n.41; subsistence plots and, 295-
96,328 n.36; supporters of, 302-3;
tenancy problems and, 319-21;
terrenos comuneros distribution in,
306-II; United States and, 297-98;
"vagrants" in, 296, 301, 302
Agrarian Reform Law of 1952
(Guatemala), 199, 216
Agrarian Reform Law of 1924
(Honduras),15 8
Agriculture: critics of foreign com-
mercial, 302-3; crop distribution
in, 268-69; cyclical influences on
labor mobility in, 266; expansion
of commercial, 30-37; influence on
Matagalpan rebellion, 57; small-
scale cultivation in, 269; small-scale
versus large-scale, 302; subsistence
(see Subsistence plots). See also
Banana industry; Sugar industry;
Tobacco industry
Aguacate mines, 178-89
Aguacate Mining Company, 179-89
Alcaldes, and Comunidad Indigena,
56, 62, 65-66
Alcaldes auxiliares, 124
Alegria, Claribel, 355
Algodon silvestre, 77
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