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United States and Latin America: A History with Documents / Edition 1

United States and Latin America: A History with Documents / Edition 1

by Jeffrey Taffet
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The United States and Latin America presents a complex and dynamic view of
the relationship between the United States and Latin America. Through a
combination of targeted, thematic chapters and a range of freshly-translated
documents, Jeffrey F. Taffet and Dustin Walcher illuminate the historical
continuities and conflicts that have defined the vital relationship. Giving
equal weight to Latin American and United States voices, this text provides
an essential collection of primary sources for students and scholars, and is
an indispensable touchstone for anyone interested in the histories of the
United States and Latin America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901138824286
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/10/2017
Series: F. Scott Fitzgerald Manuscripts
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 494
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey F. Taffet is Professor of History at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

Dustin Walcher is Associate Professor of History and Political Science at Southern Oregon University.

Table of Contents


Chapter One: The Nineteenth Century Context

Chapter Two: Boundaries, War and the Canal

Chapter Three: Interventions, Occupations and Commerce

Chapter Four: Cultural Encounters

Chapter Five: Challenging the United States

Chapter Six: Depression and Global Conflict

Chapter Seven: Renewed Intervention and Revolution

Chapter Eight: Modernization and Militarization

Chapter Nine: Evolving Cultural Connections

Chapter Ten: Latin American Nationalism and Independence

Chapter Eleven: Morality and Anti-Communism

Chapter Twelve: The Washington Consensus and Beyond

Chapter Thirteen: In a Globalized World

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