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The Overthrow of Allende and the Politics of Chile, 1964-1976

The Overthrow of Allende and the Politics of Chile, 1964-1976

An exhaustive, balanced analysis of the overthrow of Salvador Allende, and why it occurred. Paul e. Sigmund examines the Allende government, the Frei government that preceeded it, the coup that ended it, and the Pinochet government that succeeded it. He also views the roles of various Chilean political and interest groups, the CIA, and U.S. corporations.

The Politics of Social Security in Brazil

The Politics of Social Security in Brazil

This study follows the progressive evolution of social insurance policy from 1889 to 1979, through four alternating periods of democratic and authoritarian governments.

Gaitán of Colombia

Gaitán of Colombia

A Political Biography

This book provides a detailed account of the political career of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, the populist leader of Colombia during the 1930s and 1940s.

My Missions for Revolutionary Bolivia, 1944-1962

My Missions for Revolutionary Bolivia, 1944-1962

Andrade presents a candid insider’s view of U.S.-Bolivian relations which will sometimes make Americans feel proud, and other times ashamed. He describes meetings with Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, and many others.

Authoritarianism and Corporatism in Latin America

Authoritarianism and Corporatism in Latin America

Edited By James Malloy

Sixteen essays discuss authoritarianism and corporatism in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Bolivia

Bolivia

The Uncompleted Revolution

The first book-length analysis of the Bolivian revolution by an American political scientist explains the events of 1952 as a Latin American case study, and links the theme of the revolution with other contemporary insurrection in underdeveloped countries.

Society and Education in Brazil

Society and Education in Brazil

A study of the transformation in education in mid-twentieth century Brazil, and the social and economic forces that shaped it. The book also looks at how, in turn, education is shaping the rapid transformation of Brazilian society.

Hawks of the Sun

Hawks of the Sun

Mapuche Morality and Its Ritual Attributes

This book shows how, even in changing social and cultural conditions, traditional notions of religious morality are integral parts of social structure. The work specifically examines the Mapuche Indians of Chile, who have maintained an undeniable cultural consciousness over long years of contact with European Chileans.

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