Illusions of Conflict: Anglo-American Diplomacy Toward Latin America, 1865-1896 [Paperback]

Joseph Smith (Author)

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ISBN: 9780822984726 | Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press | Series: Pitt Latin American Series | Year of Publication: 1979 | Language: English 296p, H230 x W150 (mm)




Illusions of Conflict

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This book presents the first comprehensive treatment of Anglo-American rivalry over Latin America in the late nineteenth century, who battled for economic and political influence in the region from the Civil War until 1895, when the Venezuelan boundary dispute came to a head and the Monroe Doctrine was finally recognized by the British. Yet author Joseph Smith posits that this was only an illusion of conflict, that the two major powers has shared objectives all along in the region.

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