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Title:
The politics of Latin American development
Author:
Wynia, Gary W., 1942-
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Publication Information:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1978.
Physical Description:
xi, 335 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780521219228

9780521293105
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

An examination of the historical events that have shaped Latin America's fundamental economic and political dynamics.


Table of Contents

List of maps and tables
Preface to the third edition
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Part I Understanding Latin American Politics
1 The Latin American predicament
2 The rules of the Latin American game
3 Players û I
4 Players û II
5 The stakes in the game
Part II The Political Games Played in Latin America
6 Mexico: Whose game is it?
7 Chile: democracy destroyed
8 Venezuela: democracy preserved
9 Brazil: populists, authoritarians, and democrats
10 Argentina: populists, authoritarians, and democrats
11 Cuba: a communist revolution
12 Nicaragua: revolution the Sandinista way
Appendix
Index