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Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Author: Tanya Harmer
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Series: New Cold War history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fidel Castro described Salvador Allende's democratic election as president of Chile in 1970 as the most important revolutionary triumph in Latin America after the Cuban revolution. Yet celebrations were short lived. In Washington, the Nixon administration vowed to destroy Allende's left-wing government while Chilean opposition forces mobilized against him. The result was a battle for Chile that ended in 1973 with a
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Harmer
ISBN: 9780807834954 0807834955 9781469613901 1469613905
OCLC Number: 708762730
Description: xvi, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ideals : Castro, Allende, Nixon, and the inter-American Cold War --
Upheaval : an election in chile, September-November 1970 --
Rebellion : in pursuit of radical transformation, November 1970-July 1971 --
Disputes : copper, compañeros, and counterrevolution, July-December 1971 --
Battle lines : d'tente unmasked, January-October 1972 --
Crossroads : incomprehension and dead ends, November 1972-July 1973 --
Cataclysm : the Chilean coup and its fallout.
Series Title: New Cold War history.
Responsibility: Tanya Harmer.
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Harmer's is an insightful contribution to the study of Chile and of bilateral and multilateral relations in the Americas.--Latin American Perspectives <p/>

 
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