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The Fate of Freedom ElsewhereHuman Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

William Michael Schmidli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the first quarter-century of the Cold War, upholding human rights was rarely a priority in U.S. policy toward Latin America. Seeking to protect U.S. national security, American policymakers ... More

From Development to DictatorshipBolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era

From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era

Thomas C. Jr. Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452604
eISBN:
9780801470455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the most idealistic years of John F. Kennedy's Alliance for Progress development program, Bolivia was the highest per capita recipient of U.S. foreign aid in Latin America. Nonetheless, ... More

Reagan's Gun-Toting NunsThe Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Theresa Keeley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750755
eISBN:
9781501750779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750755.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes the role of intra-Catholic conflict within the framework of U.S. foreign policy formulation and execution during the Reagan administration. The book challenges the preponderance of ... More

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