Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama / Edition 1

Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama / Edition 1

by John Lindsay-Poland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822330989

ISBN-13: 9780822330981

Pub. Date: 02/11/2003

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Focuses on environmental, policy, and human rights dimensions of the activities of the U.S. military in Panama, analyzing the guiding mythologies and racial stereotypes behind the US's colonialism in the region.  See more details below

Overview

Focuses on environmental, policy, and human rights dimensions of the activities of the U.S. military in Panama, analyzing the guiding mythologies and racial stereotypes behind the US's colonialism in the region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822330981
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/11/2003
Series:
American Encounters/Global Interactions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
787,082
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1A Platform for Control: Interventions and Army Doctors, 1856-192511
2"Test Tube Island"44
3The Nuclear Canal74
4Playing the Drug Card103
5The Politics of Environmental Cover-up138
6Market Mania172
7Continuity and Change in the Military's Vision191
Afterword: Knowing Ourselves: Exhortation to Read a Friendly Text207
Notes211
Index253

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