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Latin America and the shifting sands of global power: Introduction to a special issue

Burges, Sean William


Since the introduction of the Monroe Doctrine, Latin America has been seen as the preserve of the United States, a region subject to the whims of Washington, beholden to the financial markets of New York. This pattern held throughout the Twentieth Century, with U.S. direct and covert intervention playing a critical role in numerous unscheduled regime changes. Economic fortunes rode on the appraisal of U.S. government technocrats and their quiet whispers to colleagues at the IMF, World Bank...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research 19.2 (2013): 175-178
DOI: 10.1080/13260219.2013.853351


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