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Author Loveman, Brian.
Title For la Patria : politics and the armed forces in Latin America / Brian Loveman.
Published Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1999.
Book Cover

 Floor3  JL956.C58 L68 1999    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvii, 331 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Series Latin American silhouettes
Latin American silhouettes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Armed forces, militarylore, and la Patria -- The Iberian military tradition: From the kingdoms of las EspaƱas to la Patria -- Inventing la Patria: Wars, Caudillismo, and politics, 1810-1885 -- Foreign military missions and la Patria -- Variations on patriotic themes: La Patria and the armed forces from the Great Depression to the Cold War -- La Patria and the Cold War: From Pearl Harbor to the Bay of Pigs -- La Patria and the Cold War: from the Bay of Pigs to the Gulf of Fonseca -- La Patria, regional security, and "democracy" -- La Patria, the armed forces and human rights -- La Patria and Perestroika: Toward the twenty-first century.
Subject Civil-military relations -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Armed Forces -- Political activity.
Patriotism -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1830-1948.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-
ISBN 0842027734 (pbk. : recycled, alk. paper)
0842027726 (recycled, alk. paper)
OCLC number 39060555