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McPherson, Alan

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

McPherson, Alan - A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean, ebook

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A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean presents a concise account of the full sweep of U.S. military invasions and interventions in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from 1800 up to the present day.
  • Engages in debates about the economic, military, political, and cultural motives that shaped U.S. interventions in Cuba, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, and elsewhere
  • Deals with incidents that range from the taking of Florida to the Mexican War, the War of 1898, the Veracruz incident of 1914, the Bay of Pigs, and the 1989 invasion of Panama
  • Features also the responses of Latin American countries to U.S. involvement
  • Features unique coverage of 19th century interventions as well as 20th century incidents, and includes a series of helpful maps and illustrations

Keywords: U.S.-Latin American relations, U.S. interventions, Monroe Doctrine, gunboat diplomacy, banana wars, Veracruz incident, U.S. imperialism, Panama Canal, Theodore Roosevelt, Spanish American War, Texas, Caribbean, South America, Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Colombia, Cold War, Post-Cold War, Latin American & Caribbean History

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista
Page amount
240 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118954027
Printed ISBN
9781118953990

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