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Perestroika and the politics of the revolutionary left in Latin America

Stephen Raymond Pelletier

Perestroika and the politics of the revolutionary left in Latin America

by Stephen Raymond Pelletier

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Published by UMI in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Photographic reprint of thesis (Ph.D) - University of Massachusetts, 1991.

StatementPelletier, Stephen Raymond.
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Open LibraryOL21722175M

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The Latin American Left: From the Fall of Allende to Perestroika. Boulder, CO: Westview, E-mail Citation» An assortment of contributions that trace the performance of the Latin American Left (defined in party, electoral, and union terms) in the last decades of the Cold War.

Panoramic in scope and certain to provoke debate, this book situates these fledgling republics in the context of a transatlantic shift in how government was conceived and practiced, and puts Latin America at the center of a revolutionary age that gave birth to new ideas of by: 2.

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