The Killing Zone has 71 ratings and 11 reviews. Author Stephen G. Rabe, a leading authority in the field, argues that the sense of joy and accomplishment that. The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America, Stephen , New York: Oxford University Press, pp. – Volume 46 Issue 3. Rabe, Stephen G. The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press, xxxvii + pages. Paper.
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To ask other readers questions about The Killing Zoneplease sign up. Does this book add substantially to existing research and trends within the historical community? It’s very accessible for an average reader without losing scholarly integrity.
When we influence other countries politics it’s okay but when they minipulate ours it’s not okay? Jun 04, Craig Werner rated it liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America by Stephen G. Rabe
Emily Matta rated it really liked it Feb 22, What are some of the main arguments that the author makes in this work? Those sections should’ve been first, especially because they inform what happened during the rest of the s and after.
Latin American dictators realized that they could get as much money as they wanted to get a stranglehold on their country, as long as they claimed that the opposit Wow Return to Book Page. Oxford University Press, This supports the Maven widget and search functionality. Yes No See results. I wrote a review for Empire’s Workshop by Greg Grandin that also fits my feelings about this book.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. As someone with an MA in History whose one of two areas of study is 20th Century Latin America, I’d highly recommend this book as a starting point to anyone looking to learn more about the topic. This is an ad network. Rabe, a leading authority in the field, argues that the sense of joy and accomplishment that accompanied the end of the Cold War, the liberation of Eastern Europe, and the collapse of the Soviet Killing must be tempered by the realization that Latin Americans paid a ghastly price during the Cold War.
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Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. An important corrective to post-Cold War triumphalism explaining the devastating effects of the Cold War on Latin America.
Rabe does not make them any easier to accept, because after all, who wants to think that they are the bad guy or are supporting the bad guy, but he does make them easier to understand.
D rated it really liked it Sep 03, Lindsay Eng rated it it was ok Nov 26, Latin American dictators realized that they could get as much money as they wanted to get a stranglehold on their country, as long as they claimed that the opposition was communist.
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We often supported dictators of the worst kind if they were opposed to communism. Refresh and try again.
Want to Read saving…. It put everything into perspective and I got more out of the book than the class lectures killingg was not great at that.