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Latin America confronts the United States : asymmetry and influence

Author: Tom Long
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015. ©2015
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"Latin America Confronts the United States offers a new perspective on US-Latin America relations. Drawing on research in six countries, the book examines how Latin American leaders are able to overcome power asymmetries to influence US foreign policy. The book provides in-depth explorations of key moments in post-World War II inter-American relations - foreign economic policy before the Alliance for Progress, the
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Long, Tom (Thomas Stephen).
Latin America confronts the United States.
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015023285
(OCoLC)913829468
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Long
ISBN: 9781316466582 1316466582 9781316466193 1316466191
OCLC Number: 928892685
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 260 pages)
Contents: 1. Asymmetry, influence, and US-Latin American relations --
2. Operacion Pan-Americana: fighting poverty and fighting Communism; --
3. Completing the nation: Omar Torrijos and the long quest for the Panama Canal --
4. A recalculation of interests: NAFTA and Mexican foreign policy --
5. An urgent opportunity: the birth of Plan Colombia --
6. Conclusions --
References.
Responsibility: Tom Long.
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