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Somewhat dated account of the US intervention. Important as a critique of US–Latin American policy decisions in the 1960s, and for its argument that the intervention was symbolic of other interventionist failures in the Cold War period. Suggests broad perceptions and misperceptions about the United States’ potential to drive change drove Johnson administration policy. Based on interviews and government documents.

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Though methodologies and purposes are often quite different, political scientists and historians generally consider similar narratives. and use a case-study approach to explain US policy and to connect the Cold War in Latin America to the larger global conflict. Similarly, also tries to contextualize the history of US–Latin American relations to determine how this history fits into the history of US foreign policy. The authors of and seek to determine what long-term trends mark inter-American relationships, and like many other scholars, they seek to build an argument that the United States generally used its power irresponsibly.

U.S. Military Presence in Latin America Increasing – …

Explores how Fidel Castro’s success radicalized Latin American politics, especially in Peru, Chile, and Nicaragua. Based mostly on secondary sources. Text focuses on the emergence of rural and urban political violence. Highlights how the United States and its allies in Latin American military regimes responded to political insurgency.

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Argues that Brazil was a priority for the Truman and Eisenhower administrations by tracing the narrative of their involvement. Counters, broadly, the notion that the United States was not politically engaged in Latin America in the late 1940s and 1950s. Highlights the deep ties developed between the United States and the Brazilian military.

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Haines, Gerald. The Americanization of Brazil: A Study of U.S. Cold War Diplomacy in the Third World, 1945–1954. Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 1989.

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Innovative and well-researched study of private US capital in Latin America with a focus on Brazil. Demonstrates that the US private sector was deeply concerned about Latin American development, and in the case of Rockefeller and Kaiser, hoped to both advance progressive government, local economic growth, and occasionally turn a profit. Effective in explaining that diplomatic (government centered) histories miss much in discussions of global power.

Brands, Hal. Latin America’s Cold War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.

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Rabe, Stephen G. “US Relations with Latin America, 1961 to the Present: A Historiographical Review.” In A Companion to American Foreign Relations. Edited by Robert D. Schulzinger, 387–403. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2003.

Weeks, Gregory. U.S. and Latin American Relations. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008.

U.S. Military Presence in Latin America Increasing – COHA

Loveman, Brian. Addicted to Failure: U.S. Security Policy in Latin America and the Andean Region. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

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Unlike other studies on the Guatemalan coup of 1954, this work focuses on determining what Jacobo Arbenz was trying to do and how. Argues that Arbenz did have links to local communists, but should properly be classified as a democratic reformer. As with other books by Gliejeses, this lengthy study is more Latin American history than US–Latin American history.