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

Alan McPherson (Author)
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Description

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

Product Details

Price
$37.50
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Publish Date
March 21, 2016
Pages
232
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.5 X 8.4 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781118954003
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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).