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Balaguer and the Dominican military : presidential control of the factional officer corps in the 1960s and 1970s

Author: Brian J Bosch
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this study of the Dominican Republic's Balaguer era, the author draws upon declassified military documents and his experiences as an army attaché to the U.S. Embassy, Dominican Republic, during the 1970s. With an inside look at Balaguer's presidency, his manipulation of rival officers and cliques, and American involvement in the political history of Dominican Republic"--Provided by publisher.
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Bosch, Brian J.
Balaguer and the Dominican military
(DLC) 2007010964
(OCoLC)85899062
Named Person: Joaquín Balaguer; Joaquín Balaguer; Joaquín (Politiker) Balaguer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Bosch
ISBN: 9780786480265 0786480262
OCLC Number: 896826764
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 325 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; I. The Foundations of the Officer Corps; II. The Officer Corps and Factionalism; III. The Officer Corps and Balaguer; IV. A Military View of the Armed Forces; V. Officer Corps Attitudes During Balaguer's Second Term; VI. Nivar Versus Pérez y Pérez: A Politico-Military Rivalry; VII. The Rivalry Continues; VIII. The Wessin y Wessin Question; IX. La Banda and Showdown; X. Nivar in the National Police; XI. Pérez y Pérez Dominates the Ground Forces; XII. The Caamaño Dossier; XIII. The Critical First 12 Days of the Caamaño Expedition. XIV. The Death of Caamaño and the AftermathXV. The End of the Campaign; XVI. The Last Years of the Rivalry Between Nivar and Pérez y Pérez; XVII. A Final View; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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