The United States and Right-wing Dictatorships 1965-1989
By (author) David F. Schmitz
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United States and Right-wing Dictatorships 1965-1989 by David F. Schmitz
Book DescriptionBuilding on Schmitz's earlier work, Thank God They're on our Side, this is an examination of American policy toward right-wing dictatorships from the 1960s to the end of the Cold War. During the 1920s American leaders developed a policy of supporting authoritarian regimes because they were seen as stable, anti-communist, and capitalist. After 1965, however, American support for these regimes became a contested issue. The Vietnam War served to undercut the logic and rationale of supporting right-wing dictators. By systematically examining US support for right-wing dictatorships in Africa, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, and bringing together these disparate episodes, this book examines the persistence of older attitudes, the new debates brought about by the Vietnam War, and the efforts to bring about changes and an end to automatic US support for authoritarian regimes.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521861335
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David F. Schmitz
Triumph of Internationalism, Paperback (September 2007)
When Franklin D. Roosevelt became president in March 1933, he initially devoted most of his attention to finding a solution to the Great Depression. But the pull of war and the results of FDR's foreign policy ultimately had a deeper and more transformative impact on U.S. history.
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Examining American policy towards right-wing dictatorships from the 1960s to the end of the Cold War.
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Author Biography - David F. Schmitz
David F. Schmitz is the Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. He is the author of Thank God They're on our Side: The United States and Right-Wing Dictatorships, 1921-1965; The Tet Offensive: Politics; War, and Public Opinion; Henry L. Stimson: The First Wise Man; and The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940.
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