The Banana Wars

The Banana Wars : United States Intervention in the Caribbean, 1898-1934

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in Latin American history.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 139.7 x 241.3 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0534109098
  • 9780534109097

Table of contents

Part One: The Cuban experience: Leonard Wood and the white man's burden. TR and the use of force. The second Cuban intervention, 1906. Cuba occupied. Part Two: Teach them to elect good men: Nicaraguan menace. The Nicaraguan war, 1910-1912. The Mexican crisis. Veracruz. The rulers of Veracruz. Part Three: Civilizing the tropics: turbulent Hispaniola. The pacification of Hispaniola: 1. The pacification of Hispaniola: 2. Part Four: The last banana war: Interregnum, 1921-1925. The second Nicaraguan civil war, 1925-1927. The Sandino chase. The last banana war.
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