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Latin America and the Global Cold War.

Author: Thomas C Field
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America's forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America. It uncovers a multitude of overlapping and sometimes conflicting iterations of Third Worldist movements in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Field
ISBN: 9781469655697 1469655691
OCLC Number: 1192355634
Description: 440 p.
Contents: Between nationalism and internationalism: Latin America and the Third World / Thomas C. Field Jr., Stella Krepp, and Vanni Pettinà --
A brave new world: Brazil and India, 1948-1961 / Miguel Serra Coelho --
The limits of nationalism: Bolivia between Washington, Prague, and Havana, 1960-1962 / Thomas C. Field Jr. --
Tractors of discord: Mexican-Soviet encounters in the early 1960s / Vanni Pettinà --
Latin America's role in the global order: Brazil and non-alignment, 1961-1964 / Stella Krepp --
Not a revolution but an evolution: community development in Cold War Guatemala / Sarah Foss --
Negotiating non-alignment: Cuba, the USSR, and the non-aligned movement / Michelle Getchell --
Argentina's secret Cold War: vigilance, repression, and nuclear independence / David M.K. Sheinin --
Anti-imperialist racial solidarity before the Cold War: success and failure / Alan McPherson --
Paradise lost and found: Latin American tercermundistas in the Soviet Union / Tobias Rupprecht --
Cuba, the United States, and the uses of the Third World Project, 1959-1967 / Eric Gettig --
Revolutions entangled: Chile, Algeria, and the Third World in the 1960s and 1970s / Eugenia Palieraki --
A Mexican new international economic order? / Christy Thornton --
Liberating the isthmus: Third Worldism and the Panama Canal, 1971-1978 / Miriam Elizabeth Villanueva --
Isolating Nicaragua's Somoza: Sandinista diplomacy in Western Europe, 1977-1979 / Eline van Ommen --
The Third World in Latin America / Odd Arne Westad.

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Analyses more than a dozen of Latin America's forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this  Read more...

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Attempting to correct historical omissions that either neglect Latin America's role in the Third World or discuss only how US foreign policy impacted the region, this volume acknowledges how Latin Read more...

 
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