Neighborly Adversaries: Readings in U.S.-Latin American Relations
The history of U.S.-Latin American relations has been marked by a complex fusion of tension, misperception, intervention, and cooperation. Providing a balanced and interdisciplinary interpretation, this comprehensive reader traces the troubled relationship from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the post-9/11 period. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition of...more
Hardcover, 371 pages
Published July 24th 2006 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published September 1999)
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Anyone who is interested in Latin America in regards to its troubled relationship with the United States should seek this book out, as it is a great introduction to the subject. It's essentially a collection of essays focusing on different important aspects of understanding U.S.-Latin American relations, making up a cohesive whole. Most of the essays are damn interesting, and Michael LaRosa's insight is illuminating as well.