Understanding U.S.-Latin American Relations: Theory and History

Understanding U.S.-Latin American Relations: Theory and History

by Mark Eric Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415993156

ISBN-13: 9780415993159

Pub. Date: 09/07/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book examines U.S.–Latin American relations from an historical, contemporary, and theoretical perspective. By drawing examples from the distant and more recent past—and interweaving history with theory—Williams illustrates the enduring principles of International Relations theory and provides students the conceptual tools to make sense of

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This book examines U.S.–Latin American relations from an historical, contemporary, and theoretical perspective. By drawing examples from the distant and more recent past—and interweaving history with theory—Williams illustrates the enduring principles of International Relations theory and provides students the conceptual tools to make sense of inter-American relations. It is a masterful guide for how to organize facts, think systematically about issues, weigh competing explanations, and confidently draw your own conclusions regarding the past, present, and future of international politics in the region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415993159
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/07/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
483,802
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why U.S.-Latin American Relations Matter (And Sometimes seem Unintelligible) 2. Foreign Policy Determinants: International Systems and Levels of Causality 3. The Expansion of American Power 4. Hemispheric Relations through WWII 5. The Cold War Comes to Latin America 6. Crisis Management 7. Responding to Revolutions 8. Globalization and Interdependence 9. Hemispheric Relations in the 21st Century

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