By Mark T. Gilderhus

The moment Century: U.S.–Latin American Relations on the grounds that 1889 specializes in U.S. family members with Latin the USA through the moment century, a interval bounded by means of the appearance of the recent international relations past due within the 19th century and the top of the chilly conflict approximately 100 years later. this article presents a balanced viewpoint because it offers either the United States's view that the Western Hemisphere had to unite lower than a standard democratic, capitalistic society, and the Latin American international locations' reaction to U.S. makes an attempt to impose those ambitions on their southern pals. This ebook examines the reciprocal interactions among the 2 areas, every one with special reasons, outlooks, pursuits, and cultures. It additionally areas U.S.–Latin American family members in the greater context of world politics and economics. The moment Century is a wonderful textual content for classes in Latin American heritage and diplomatic background.

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