The Killing Zone has 71 ratings and 11 reviews. Author Stephen G. Rabe, a leading authority in the field, argues that the sense of joy and accomplishment that. The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America, Stephen , New York: Oxford University Press, pp. – Volume 46 Issue 3. Rabe, Stephen G. The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press, xxxvii + pages. Paper.
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Does this book add substantially to existing research and trends within the historical community?
Administration after administration propping up horrendous regimes and secretly funding “anti-communist” troops, which actually turned out to be basically just death squads. This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. Michael Feehly rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Ryan Welborn rated it really liked it Aug 19, Jul 11, Michael rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Is best for an undergraduate course on the Cold War to look at one regional evolution.
It put everything into perspective and I got more out of the book than the class lectures prof was not great at that. Rabe, a leading authority in the field, argues that the sense of joy and accomplishment that accompanied the end of the Cold War, the liberation of Eastern Europe, and the collapse of the Soviet Union must be tempered by the realization that Latin Americans paid a ghastly price during the Cold War.
This was a school book but we only read select chapters and I decided I wanted to read the rest on my own. Some articles kipling Google Maps embedded in them. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. We often supported dictators of the worst kind if they were opposed to communism.
It doesn’t take away from this book in any major way, but little details like that do detract from it slightly. Without researching this topic in detail, I always thought we were not as morally superior as we liked to believe.
Still, overall, this is an excellent work that gives a great summary of Zine involvement in Latin America during the Cold War. Does Rabe organize his work in a logical and convincing manner?
We raped those countries economically at times. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
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Latin American dictators realized that they could get as much money as they wanted to get a stranglehold on their country, as long as they claimed that the opposition was communist.
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Rabe did an excellent job compiling tbe timeline for such a complex series jilling events that spanned a continent and decades. Lists with This Book. This is used to prevent bots and spam. I didn’t always love Rabe’s tone here