Capturing the Revolution: The United States, Central America, and Nicaragua, 1961-1972

Capturing the Revolution: The United States, Central America, and Nicaragua, 1961-1972

by Michael D. Gambone
     
 

Focuses on the nature of revolution as it affected Latin America in the 1960s and the efforts designed to counteract or coopt this challenge through the Alliance for Progress.See more details below

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Focuses on the nature of revolution as it affected Latin America in the 1960s and the efforts designed to counteract or coopt this challenge through the Alliance for Progress.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275965945
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile:
1620L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction1
Pt. IThe Revolution Arrives, 1961-1963
1Revolution and Democracy in Latin America21
2The Challenge of Guerrilla War45
3The Economic Revolution in Central America69
Pt. IIThe Revolution Contained, 1963-1968
4Revolution and Lyndon Johnson97
5Influence and Internal Security at Mid-Decade125
6Recapturing Economic Reform148
7 Pt. IIIThe System Crumbles, 1969-1972
7Nixon Doctrine and Latin America173
8The New Balance of Military Power197
9The Approaching Economic Crisis219
10Conclusions245
Bibliography255
Index271

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