Latin America and the United States A Documentary History

ISBN-10: 0195129946
ISBN-13: 9780195129946
Edition: 2000 (Reissue)
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Description: Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History brings together the most important documents on the history of the relationship between the United States and Latin America from the nineteenth century to the present. In addition to the  More...

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/9/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History brings together the most important documents on the history of the relationship between the United States and Latin America from the nineteenth century to the present. In addition to the standard diplomatic sources, the book includes documents touching on the transnational concerns that are increasingly taught in the classroom, including economic relations, environmental matters, immigration, human rights, and culture. Among the less frequently cited works reproduced here are Domingo Sarmiento's nineteenth-century reflections on life in the United States, the Andrews Sisters' 1944 hit song, "Rum and Coca Cola," Jack Kerouac's beatnik observations on Mexico, the U.S. Senate's investigation of CIA assassination plots, and the World Court decision condemning the Reagan administration's Nicaragua policy. The collection illuminates key issues while representing a variety of interests and views as they have both persisted and shifted over time, including often-overlooked Latin American perspectives and U.S. public opinion. A special feature of this book is the extensive introductions highlighting the historical context and significance of each of the 124 documents. A detailed index provides the thematic and national cross-referencing that both students and instructors will appreciate. Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History is an ideal text for undergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American history as well as in U.S.-Latin America relations. In addition, it serves as a unique reference tool for foreign policy professionals, international law specialists, journalists, and scholars in a variety of disciplines.

Preface
1811: No Transfer Doctrine
1823: Cuba: "An Apple Severed by the Tempest From Its Native Tree."
1823: The Monroe Doctrine
1824: The Congress of Panama
1829: The United States: "Destined to Plague America with Torments"
1845: U.S. Participation in the Brazilian Slave Trade
1845: Texas, Mexico and Manifest Destiny
1846: President Polk's War Message to Congress
1846: Bidlack Treaty
1847: The United States: "An Inconceivable Extravaganza"
1848: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
1850: The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty
1854: The Ostend Manifesto
1860: Filibuster
1866: Mexico Seeks Support Against a Foreign Aggressor
1871: Santo Domingo Seeks Annexation by the United States
1888: A U.S. Official Interprets Latin America
1889: The First Inter-American Conference
1890: The Lessons of History
1892: The Baltimore Affair
1894: The Character of the United States
1895: The Olney Memorandum
1896: The Calvo Clause
1898: The Decision to Act Against Spain
1898: The Teller Amendment
1898: Anti-Imperialism in the United States
1898: The Treaty of Paris
1900: "Ariel"
1901: The Platt Amendment
1901: The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
1902: Vanity and Ambition on the Rio Grande
1902: The Drago Doctrine
1903: Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
1903: "I Took Final Action in 1903"
1904: "To Roosevelt"
1904: Banana Republics
1904: The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
1904-05: The Dominican Republic Challenge
1912: Managing Nicaragua
1913: The Pact of the Embassy
1913: The Mobile Speech
1914: The Bryan-Chamorro Treaty
1916: The State Department and Public Opinion
1916: Dollar Diplomacy and Social Darwinism
1917: The Zimmermann Telegram
1917: The Jones Act
1922: An Argentine Denunciation of Imperialism
1923: The Bucareli Accords
1926: A Latin American Doctrine of Anti-Imperialism
1928: A Defense of Intervention
1928: With Sandino in Nicaragua
1928: The Clark Memorandum
1933: The Good Neighbor Policy
1933: Mission to Havana
1933: The United States Accepts the Non-Intervention Principle
1936: Hemispheric Security and Non-Intervention
1938: Just Compensation for the Good Neighbor
1938: Populist Diplomacy in Mexico
1938: A Skeptic Views the Good Neighbor Policy
1940: Marketing Pan Americanism
1942: Confronting the Fascist Threat
1942: The Bracero Program
1943: A Historian Defends U.S. Policy
1944: "Rum and Coca-Cola"
1945: The Act of Chapultepec
1946: The Blue Book on Argentina (Braden Report)
1946: Chilean Labor and U.S. Capital
1947 and 1954: A Charter for Covert Action?
1947: The Rio Treaty
1948: The Charter of the Organization of American States
1948: The Menace of Communism
1950: A Realist Views Latin America
1950: A New Economic Model for Latin America
1954: Terminating a Revolution in Guatemala - A View from Washington
1954: Terminating a Revolution in Guatemala - A View from Guatemala
1955: On the Road to Mexico
1956: Taming a Revolution in Bolivia
1957: With Castro in the Sierra Maestra
1958: Operation Pan America
1960: The Act of Bogota
1960: Debating Cuba and Castro
1960: Listen, Yankee
1961: The Alliance for Progress
1961: Lessons of the Bay of Pigs
1961: The Charter of Punta del Este
1961: The Shark and the Sardines
1962: The Hickenlooper Amendment
1962: The Principles of Economic Development - According to Washington
1963: The Wine is Bitter
1963: The Foco Theory
1965: Intervention in the Dominican Republic
1966: Two, Three, Many Vietnams
1967: The Tlatelolco Treaty
1967: The Lost Alliance
1967: Transferring the Tools of Counterinsurgency
1967: Songs of Protest from Latin America
1968: Massacre in Mexico
1969: The Rockefeller Report
1969: The Principles of Economic Development - According to the Dependentistas
1969: Playa Giron
1972: The Culture of Imperialism
1975: The Church Committee Report on CIA Covert Action
1975 and 1978: Human Rights and Foreign Aid
1976: Soft Spots in the "Brazilian Model"
1977: The Panama Canal Treaties
1979: Saving the New World from Communism
1984: Central America in Revolt: A Reagan Administration View
1984: The Fear of Communism in Central America
1984: Teaching Sabotage
1986: The United States Condemned
1986: The Pentagon Prepares for Prolonged War
1986: Solidarity
1987: The Esquipulas II Accords
1987: A School of the American "Study Manual"
1988: "We Say No"
1990: The United States Invades Panama: "We Never Heard The Truth"
1992: The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
1994: The North American Free Trade Agreement
1994: Insurgency After the Cold War
1994: Proposition 187
1994: The Summit of the Americas
1995: Drugs and Democracy in Bolivia
1996: Sweat-Shop Labor
1997: The First Americans
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