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Reviewed in The Journal of Developing Societies
Reviewed in Revue française de science politique, 1965.
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo (10 September 1904 – 8 October 1990) was the first of the reformist presidents of Guatemala. Preceded by military junta interregnum after a definitive pro-democracy revolt in 1944. Arévalo's 1944 election is considered by historians the first fair and democratic election in Guatemala's republican history; since independence from Spain, the country had seen a series of dictatorships.