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Encyclopedia of U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America [2 volumes]
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Encyclopedia of U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America [2 volumes]

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This unique reference shows how the United States has intervened militarily, politically, and economically in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from the early 19th century to the present day.

• Covers all acts of involvement by the United States in Latin American affairs, including proxy wars, spying, and economic coercion

Overview

This unique reference shows how the United States has intervened militarily, politically, and economically in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from the early 19th century to the present day.

• Covers all acts of involvement by the United States in Latin American affairs, including proxy wars, spying, and economic coercion

• Contributions from leading military experts and historians from across the globe

• Presents a timeline of significant events involving the region

• Includes important tables and charts for additional reinforcement

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"In addition to documented facts and figures, the alphabetically organized entries present fascinating anecdotes on the subject, including why the USA once invaded Panama over a slice of watermelon, how an intervention in Nicaragua landed the USA on trial for war crimes and how the popularity of baseball in Latin America is a direct result of American influence." - Reference Reviews

"McPherson provides the reader with a compelling and detailed analysis of everything on this topic, including people, places, events, strategies, and adventurers and misadventures." - ARBA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598842593
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2013
Pages:
790
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.30(d)

Meet the Author

Alan McPherson, PhD, is professor of international and area studies and ConocoPhillips Chair of Latin American Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

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