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A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 1

A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 1

by Alan McPherson


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ISBN-13: 9781118954003
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/21/2016
Series: Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 661,437
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Alan McPherson is Professor of International and Area Studies, ConocoPhillips Chair in Latin American Studies, and Director of the Center for the Americas at the University of Oklahoma. He has published eight books, including the prize-winning Yankee No! Anti-Americanism in U.S.-Latin American Relations (2003) and The Invaded: How Latin Americans and their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations (2014).

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface viii

Acknowledgments x

List of Illustrations xi

Introduction: Topic and Themes 1

1 Expanding the Continental Republic, 1811–1897 10

2 The Cuban Crucible: Experiments in Overseas Empire, 1898–1922 34

3 Monopolizing the Central American Isthmus, 1903–1926 55

4 Wilsonian Interventions, 1913–1919 72

5 Accommodation and Resistance, 1917–1930 95

6 From Occupier to Good Neighbor, 1921–1936 115

7 Warding Off Global Ideologies, 1935–1954 133

8 Containing Revolution, 1959–1990 148

9 Identifying Post-Cold War Political Threats, 1986–2016 172

Conclusion: Multitudes of Interventions 194

Bibliography 202

Index 209

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