Populism in Latin America / Edition 2

Populism in Latin America / Edition 2

by Michael L. Conniff
     
 

Populism in Latin America provides a lively, accessible, and up-to- date introduction to the fascinating populist leaders who dominated much of 20th-century Latin American politics. 

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Overview

Populism in Latin America provides a lively, accessible, and up-to- date introduction to the fascinating populist leaders who dominated much of 20th-century Latin American politics. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817309701
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Michael L. Conniff is Professor of History at the University of South Florida, where he also directs the Latin American and Caribbean Program. John D. Wirth is Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies at Stanford University. 

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Populism and Its Legacies in Argentina22
3Brazil's Populist Republic and Beyond43
4Chile's Populism Reconsidered, 1920s-1990s63
5Populism in Mexico: From Cardenas to Cuauhtemoc75
6The Paths to Populism in Peru97
7The Heyday of Radical Populism in Venezuela and Its Aftermath117
8The Strange Career of Populism in Ecuador138
9Panama for the Panamanians: The Populism of Arnulfo Arias Madrid157
10Populism in the Age of Neoliberalism172
Epilogue: New Research Directions191
Notes205
Bibliographic Essay223
Contributors235
Index237

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