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The Banana Wars: A History of United States Military Intervention in Latin America from the Spanish-American War to the Invasion of Panama


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ISBN 10: 0025882104 / ISBN 13: 9780025882102
Editorial: Macmillan, New York, 1990
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Black Letter Books, LLC. (Stillwater, MN, Estados Unidos de America)

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First printing. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. 8vo, x + 470pp. Illustrated with black & white maps and photographic plates. Hardcover with dustjacket, in excellent condition. Firm binding and crisp, clean, interior. The dustjacket is unclipped and protected in a new clear Mylar wrapper. N° de ref. de la librería 006681

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Título: The Banana Wars: A History of United States ...

Editorial: Macmillan, New York

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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Very slightest of wear to the dust jacket, pages nice and clean, no writing or highlighting. Slight spotting to page edges, does not extend to interior. All our books are individually inspected, rated and described. Never EX-LIB unless specifically listed as such.

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Musicant's anecdote-studded survey of U.S. interventions in Central America and the Caribbean clearly establishes the differences between Dollar Diplomacy, which transformed some of the target nations to economic vassalship, and the justified interventions that saved others from collapse. The 19-year occupation of Haiti, for instance, was the most prosperous and stable period in that nation's history, he shows. The 1927 intervention in Nicaragua, on the other hand, was unnecessary from both strategic and economic standpoints and "drew the opprobrium of even the military personnel involved." Musicant ( Battleship at War ) discusses the political, economic and strategic background of the interventions in Panama, Cuba, Nicaragua, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Grenada, then turns his narrative skills to the military operations that dominated each episode. His concluding chapter on the December 1989 invasion of Panama is the most complete and clarifying account to date. Photos.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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