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America's Backyard : The United States and Latin America from the Monroe Doctrine to the War on Terror (Paperback)

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Using newly-declassified documents, Grace Livingstone reveals the U.S. role in the darkest periods of Latin American history including Pinochet''s coup in Chile, the Contra War in Nicaragua and the death squads in El Salvador. She shows how the U.S. administration used the War on Terror as a new pretext for intervention and how it tried to destabilize leftwing governments and push back the ''pink tide'' washing across the Americas. America''s Backyard also has chapters on drugs, economy and culture. It explains why U.S. drug policy has caused widespread environmental damage, yet failed to reduce the supply of cocaine and looks at the U.S. economic stake in Latin America and the strategies of the big corporations. Today Latin Americans are demanding respect and an end to the Washington Consensus. Will the White House listen?

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Publisher Zed Books
Mfg Part# 9781848132146
SKU 210760029
Format Paperback
ISBN10 184813214X
Release Date 4/27/2009
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