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Author LeoGrande, William M.
Title Our own backyard [electronic resource] : the United States in Central America, 1977-1992 / William M. LeoGrande.
Published Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, c1998.
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 Electronic Book  F1436.8.U6 L453 1998eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 773 p.) : map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 723-744) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Origins. 1. A New Beginning. 2. The Dragons' Teeth of War. 3. From Carter to Reagan. 4. The Vicar Draws the Line. 5. A New Policy for Nicaragua. 6. Tough Guys Pt. II. El Salvador. 7. The Tonic of Elections. 8. The War Party Takes Control. 9. The President Moves to Center Stage. 10. The Politics of Murder. 11. From Conflict to Consensus. 12. El Salvador Disappears Pt. III. Nicaragua. 13. Launching the Not So Secret War. 14. Gunboat Diplomacy. 15. Bringing the War to a Head. 16. Peace Offensive. 17. Project Democracy. 18. Getting Back in the Game. 19. High Noon. 20. Iran Contra. 21. Giving Peace a Chance. 22. The Last Hurrah Pt. IV. Denouement. 23. A Kinder, Gentler Policy? 24. Why Were We in Central America?
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1977-1981.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-1993.
Related To Print version: LeoGrande, William M. Our own backyard. Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, c1998. 0807823953 9780807823958 (DLC) 97018198
ISBN 0807898805 (electronic bk.)
9780807898802 (electronic bk.)
0807823953 (alk. paper)
9780807823958 (alk. paper)