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Description - The Soldier and the State in South America by P. Silva

After a long era of military rule, the South American nations have been working on the construction of a new democratic order. This book provides a long term historical assessment of the main features of civil military relations in this region, from independence in the early nineteenth century to the current process of democratic consolidation, with special attention to the cases of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333930939
ISBN-10: 0333930932
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 19-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - P. Silva

PATRICIO SILVA is Lecturer of Political Sociology at the Institute of Cultural and Social Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. He is co-editor of several books including Designers of Development: Intellectuals and Technocrats in the Third World (1995), The Politics of Expertise in Latin America (1998), and Modernization, Leadership and Participation (1999).