Download e-book for kindle: Allende’s Chile and the Inter-American Cold War (The New by Tanya Harmer

By Tanya Harmer

ISBN-10: 0807834955

ISBN-13: 9780807834954

Fidel Castro defined Salvador Allende's democratic election as president of Chile in 1970 because the most crucial innovative triumph in Latin the US after the Cuban revolution. but celebrations have been brief lived. In Washington, the Nixon management vowed to wreck Allende's left-wing executive whereas Chilean competition forces mobilized opposed to him. the outcome was once a conflict for Chile that resulted in 1973 with a right-wing army coup and a brutal dictatorship lasting approximately 20 years.

Tanya Harmer argues that this conflict used to be a part of a dynamic inter-American chilly warfare fight to figure out Latin America's destiny, formed extra via the competition among Cuba, Chile, the U.S., and Brazil than by means of a clash among Moscow and Washington. Drawing on firsthand interviews and lately declassified files from files in North the USA, Europe, and South America--including Chile's overseas Ministry Archive--Harmer presents the main complete account thus far of Cuban involvement in Latin the United States within the early Nineteen Seventies, Chilean international family members in the course of Allende's presidency, Brazil's help for counterrevolution within the Southern Cone, and the Nixon administration's Latin American guidelines. The chilly battle within the Americas, Harmer finds, is healthier understood as a multidimensional fight, concerning peoples and ideas from around the hemisphere.

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