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The constitution of tyranny : regimes of exception in Spanish America

Author: Brian Loveman
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1993.
Series: Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first comprehensive study of the constitutional foundations of dictatorship and political repression in Spanish America reveals the historical roles of regimes of exception in impeding democratization and buttressing military participation in the region's politics. Brian Loveman concludes that constitutional provisions for regimes of exception such as state of siege, suspensions of civil liberties and rights,
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Loveman, Brian.
Constitution of tyranny.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c1993
(OCoLC)653027622
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Loveman
ISBN: 0822937662 9780822937661 0822955369 9780822955368
OCLC Number: 28424569
Description: ix, 481 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Constitutional Government and Regimes of Exception --
2. Iberian Origins of Spanish American Regimes of Exception and Civil-Military Relations --
3. Regimes of Exception in Mexico --
4. Regimes of Exception in Central America --
5. Regimes of Exception in Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador --
6. Regimes of Exception in Peru and Bolivia --
7. Regimes of Exception in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay --
8. Regimes of Exception in Chile --
9. Regimes of Exception in the Dominican Republic --
10. Regimes of Exception, Civil-Military Relations, and Spanish American Politics.
Series Title: Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: Brian Loveman.
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