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The Resource Empire and dissent : the United States and Latin America, edited by Fred Rosen

Empire and dissent : the United States and Latin America, edited by Fred Rosen

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Empire and dissent : the United States and Latin America
Title
Empire and dissent
Title remainder
the United States and Latin America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Fred Rosen
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the early nineteenth century, the United States has repeatedly intervened in the affairs of Latin American nations to pursue its own interests and to "protect" those countries from other imperial powers or from internal "threats." The resentment and opposition generated by the encroachment of U.S. power has been evident in the recurrent attempts of Latin American nations to pull away from U.S. dominance and in the frequent appearance of popular discontent and unrest directed against imperialist U.S. policies. In Empire and Dissent, senior Latin Americanists explore the interplay between various dimensions of imperial power and the resulting dissent and resistance. Several essays provide historical perspective on contemporary U.S.<U+0127> �hemispheric relations. These include an analysis of the nature and dynamics of imperial domination, an assessment of financial relations between the United States and Latin America since the end of World War II, an account of Native American resistance to colonialism, and a consideration of the British government's decision to abolish slavery in its colonies. Other essays focus on present-day conflicts in the Americas, highlighting various modes of domination and dissent, resistance and accommodation. Examining southern Mexico's Zapatista movement, one contributor discusses dissent in the era of globalization. Other contributors investigate the surprisingly conventional economic policies of Brazil's president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva; Argentina's recovery from its massive 2001 debt default; the role of coca markets in the election of Bolivia's first indigenous president, Evo Morales; and the possibilities for extensive social change in Venezuela. A readers' guide offers a timeline of key events from 1823 through 2007, along with a list of important individuals, institutions, and places --
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1942-
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Rosen, Fred
Dewey number
327.8073
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • American encounters/global interactions
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  • Imperialism
  • Latin America
  • United States
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Empire and dissent : the United States and Latin America, edited by Fred Rosen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-250) and index
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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txt
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Contents
U.S. imperialism/hegemony and Latin American resistance / Alan Knight -- "We are heirs-apparent to the Romans" : imperial myths and indigenous status / Gregory Evans Dowd -- Slavery, abolition, and empire / John Richard Oldfield -- The finances of hegemony in Latin America : debt negotiations and the role of the U.S. government, 1945-2005 / Carlos Marichal -- Beyond hegemony : Zapatismo, empire, and dissent / Neil Harvey -- Colonialism and ethnic resistance in Bolivia : a view from the coca markets / Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui -- High stakes in Brazil : can democracy take on empire? / Jeffrey W. Rubin -- From Menem to Kirchner : national autonomy and social movements in Argentina / Daniel A. Cieza -- The Hugo Chávez phenomenon : anti-imperialism from above or radical democracy from below? / Steve Ellner
Control code
FIEb17528276
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 263 pages
Isbn
9780822342786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)220098563
Label
Empire and dissent : the United States and Latin America, edited by Fred Rosen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
U.S. imperialism/hegemony and Latin American resistance / Alan Knight -- "We are heirs-apparent to the Romans" : imperial myths and indigenous status / Gregory Evans Dowd -- Slavery, abolition, and empire / John Richard Oldfield -- The finances of hegemony in Latin America : debt negotiations and the role of the U.S. government, 1945-2005 / Carlos Marichal -- Beyond hegemony : Zapatismo, empire, and dissent / Neil Harvey -- Colonialism and ethnic resistance in Bolivia : a view from the coca markets / Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui -- High stakes in Brazil : can democracy take on empire? / Jeffrey W. Rubin -- From Menem to Kirchner : national autonomy and social movements in Argentina / Daniel A. Cieza -- The Hugo Chávez phenomenon : anti-imperialism from above or radical democracy from below? / Steve Ellner
Control code
FIEb17528276
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 263 pages
Isbn
9780822342786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)220098563

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