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By David Kohut,Olga Vilella

ISBN-10: 144227641X

ISBN-13: 9781442276413

The Historical Dictionary of the soiled Wars coversthe interval 1954–1990 in South the USA, while authoritarian regimes waged conflict on subversion, either genuine and imagined. The time period “dirty struggle” (guerra sucia), notwithstanding initially linked to the army dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983, has considering been utilized to neighboring dictatorships in Paraguay (1954–1989), Brazil (1964–1985), Bolivia (1971–1981), Uruguay (1973–1985), and Chile (1973–1990). even though the concept that is not at all atypical to Latin America—the time period has turn into a byword for state-sponsored repression anyplace within the world—these regimes have been between its such a lot infamous practitioners. within the mid-1970s they joined forces—along with Ecuador and Peru—to create Operation Condor, a top-secret community of army dictatorships that abducted, tortured, and disappeared one another’s political rivals. Their demise squads operated either nationally and the world over, occasionally past the region.

This 3rd variation of Historical Dictionary of the soiled Wars includes a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over four hundred cross-referenced entries at the nations themselves; guerrilla and political hobbies that provoked (though certainly not exonerated) governmental response; prime guerrilla, human-rights, army, and political figures; neighborhood, nearby, and overseas human-rights companies; expressions of cultural resistance (art, movie, literature, tune, and theater); and inventive figures (filmmakers, novelists, and playwrights) whose works tried to symbolize or withstand the interval of repression. This booklet is a superb entry element for college kids, researchers, and somebody eager to recognize extra concerning the soiled wars of South the US

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The historic Dictionary of the soiled Wars coversthe interval 1954–1990 in South the US, whilst authoritarian regimes waged warfare on subversion, either actual and imagined. The time period “dirty warfare” (guerra sucia), although initially linked to the army dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983, has given that been utilized to neighboring dictatorships in Paraguay (1954–1989), Brazil (1964–1985), Bolivia (1971–1981), Uruguay (1973–1985), and Chile (1973–1990).

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