United States and Latin America dollar diplomacy by Juan Leets

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LC ClassificationsF1418 .L485
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Pagination88 p.
Number of Pages88
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LC Control Number17023263

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In this sweeping history of United States policy toward Latin America, Lars Schoultz shows that the United States has always perceived Latin America as a fundamentally inferior neighbor, unable to manage its affairs and stubbornly underdeveloped.

This perception of inferiority was apparent from the by: Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History brings together the most important documents on the history of the relationship between the United States and Latin America from the nineteenth century to the present.

In addition to standard diplomatic sources, the book includes documents touching on the transnational concerns that are increasingly taught in the Cited by: Walter LaFeber’s Inevitable Revolutions looks at the US/Latin-American relationship from a slightly different perspective.

It complements Schoultz’s book well because it focuses, very specifically, on the countries of Central America. It covers a shorter timeframe, picking up when the United States first intervened militarily in Central America at the turn of the 20th century. Compounding matters is the fact that Latin America, with the possible exception of Mexico, is not now a priority for Washington.

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