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Author Peguero, Valentina.
Title The militarization of culture in the Dominican Republic, from the captains general to General Trujillo / Valentina Peguero.
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2004.
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 Floor2  F1938.4 .P44 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in war, society, and the military
Studies in war, society, and the military.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-247) and index.
Contents The origins and development of the Dominican military and its culture, 1844-1916 -- The military aspect of the U.S. occupation of the Dominican Republic : the Marines and La Guardia -- From soldier to commander in chief : Trujillo's military career -- The road to the presidency for the army's commander : society, state, and soldiers -- Changing the military, altering society : control, recruitment, and education of the armed forces -- The new fatherland : functions of the army and the Dominicanización plan -- Paradoxical rewards : promotions, nepotism, and racialism -- A new dimension of civil-military relations : expansion of the armed forces -- Citizens and soldiers : militarization, resistance, and paramilitarism -- Epilogue : the end of Trujillo's dictatorship and the transcendence of military culture in society.
Subject Civil-military relations -- Dominican Republic -- History.
Social control -- Dominican Republic -- History.
Dominican Republic -- Social life and customs.
Dominican Republic -- Politics and government -- 1844-1930.
Dominican Republic -- Politics and government -- 1930-1961.
Dominican Republic -- Military policy.
Alternate Title Militarization of culture in the Dominican Republic
ISBN 0803237413 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 55495120