Capturing the Revolution: The United States, Central America, and Nicaragua, 1961-1972

Capturing the Revolution: The United States, Central America, and Nicaragua, 1961-1972

by Michael D. Gambone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275973056
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL D. GAMBONE is Assistant Professor of History at Kutztown University. Dr. Gambone entered the active duty Army in 1985 where he served as an officer in the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N.C. In 1997, he published his first book, Eisenhower, Somoza, and the Cold War in Nicaragua, 1953-1961 (Praeger Publishers). In 1999, he received a Fulbright to serve as Lecturer in American History at the Japan Woman's University.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Revolution Arrives, 1961-1963

Revolution and Democracy in Latin Ameica

The Challenge of Guerrilla War

The Economic Revolution in Central America

The Revolution Contained, 1963-1968

Revolution and Lyndon Johnson

Influence and Internal Security at Mid-Decade

Recapturing Economic Reform

The System Crumbles, 1969-1972

Nixon Doctrine and Latin America

The New Balance of Military Power

The Approaching Economic Crisis

Conclusions

Bibliography

Index

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