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The sword of Damocles : U.S. financial hegemony in Colombia and Chile, 1950-1970

Author: Jon V Kofas
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
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Focusing on Chile and Colombia, this work examines the impact of IMF, World Bank, and US foreign policy on the economies and social and political institutions of Latin America. Far from fostering  Read more...

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Kofas, Jon V.
Sword of Damocles.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(DLC) 2001059066
(OCoLC)48613376
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon V Kofas
ISBN: 0313012180 9780313012181 0275974057 9780275974053
OCLC Number: 52768883
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 239 p.)
Contents: Introduction; The Latin America Setting; Prolegomena to the Debt Crisis: From Bretton Woods to the Alliance for Progress; Colombia; International Financial Relations during the Authoritarian Era, 1950-1958; Foreign Borrowing and Developmentalism under the National Front; International and Domestic Politics of Austerity under Valencia; Twilight of Reformist Developmentalism: Stabilization and Monetarism under Lleras Restrepo; Chile; Chile's Struggle for Financial Stability: Monetarism and Beyond; Hyperinflation under Ibanez, the Multilateral Banks, and U.S. Foreign Policy; Foreign Borrowing, Stabilization, and Developmentalism under the Alessandri Regime; The "Revolution in Liberty" vs. the International Financial Institutions; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jon V. Kofas.

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