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Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War$
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Tanya Harmer

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780807834954

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869246_harmer

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Battle Lines

Battle Lines

Détente Unmasked, January–October 1972

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(p.149) 5 Battle Lines
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Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War
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Tanya Harmer

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807869246_harmer.10

This chapter shows how enthusiastically Allende spoke about signs that the world was undergoing some sort of profound transformation. “The American empire is showing signs of crisis,” Allende proclaimed. “The dollar has become nonconvertible. Apparently, the definitive victory of the Vietnamese people is drawing near.” More important, “The countries of Latin America [were] speaking the same language and using the same words to defend their rights.” Yet the transformative trends in international affairs in the early 1970s were obviously far more complicated than Allende suggested. In many ways, the world was changing dramatically, but not necessarily in the manner in which Allende implied.

Keywords:   Allende, profound transformation, American empire, Vietnamese people, Latin America, international affairs

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