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Kissinger and Latin America: Intervention, Human Rights, and Diplomacy

Stephen G. Rabe


This book analyzes U.S. policies toward Latin America during a critical period of the Cold War. Except for the issue of Chile under Salvador Allende, historians have largely ignored inter-American relations during the presidencies of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. This book also offers a way of adding to and challenging the prevailing historiography on one of the most preeminent policymakers in the history of U.S. foreign relations. Scholarly studies on Henry Kissinger and his policies between 1969 and 1977 have tended to survey Kissinger's approach to the world, with an emphasis on init ... More

Keywords: Latin America, U.S. foreign relations, Henry Kissinger, national security adviser, secretary of state, Cold War era, Salvador Allende

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501706295
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501706295.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen G. Rabe, author
University of Texas at Dallas