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Latin American views of U.S. policy

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

  • Latin America,
  • United States,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Other titlesLatin American views of United States policy.
      Statementedited by Robert G. Wesson and Heraldo Muñoz.
      SeriesPolitics in Latin America
      ContributionsWesson, Robert G., Muñoz, Heraldo.
      LC ClassificationsF1418 .L358 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 153 p. ;
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2538413M
      ISBN 100030067146
      LC Control Number85019365

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Policy | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Periodical bibli ographies appear at the end of each chap ter, and there is an annotated book bibli ography at the end. Latin America follows the same format. The questions include U. intervention, human rights, revolutionary threats to the U.

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policy without passion or extremism. In seven essays covering current administration policy, trade and finance, the inter-American system, and several countries, they do reflect "a general wariness of the United States and its purposes, and dissatisfaction with the basically unequal relations in the hemisphere.".

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William LeoGrande is Dean of the American University School of Public Affairs and a specialist in Latin-American politics and U.S. foreign policy in the region. He is an adviser to the U.S. government and several private-sector agencies.

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Giving up unpopular military intervention, the U.S. shifted to other methods to maintain its influence in Latin America: Pan-Americanism, support for strong local leaders, the training of national guards, economic and cultural penetration, Export-Import Bank loans, Author: Jana Krentz.

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