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Beneath the United States

A History of U.S. Policy toward Latin America

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PAPERBACK

$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674922761

Publication Date: 06/15/1998

Short

496 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 maps

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  • Preface
  • 1. Encountering Latin America
  • 2. Acquiring Northern Mexico
  • 3. Struggling over Slavery in the Caribbean
  • 4. Ending an Era: Regional Hegemony over a Defective People
  • 5. Beginning a New Era: The Imperial Mentality
  • 6. Testing the Imperial Waters: Confronting Chile
  • 7. Excluding Great Britain: The Venezuela Boundary Dispute
  • 8. Establishing an Empire: Cuba and the War with Spain
  • 9. Creating a Country, Building a Canal
  • 10. Chastising Chronic Wrongdoing
  • 11. Providing Benevolent Supervision: Dollar Diplomacy
  • 12. Continuing to Help in the Most Practical Way Possible
  • 13. Removing the Marines, Installing the Puppets
  • 14. Establishing the Foundations of Honorable Intercourse
  • 15. Becoming a Good Neighbor
  • 16. Attacking Dictatorships
  • 17. Combatting Communism with Friendly Dictators
  • 18. Combatting Communism with Economic Development
  • 19. Two Centuries Later
  • Sources
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 1998 Association of American Publishers PSP Annual Award, Government and Political Science Category
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