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Latin America and the Global Cold War

Thomas C. Field Jr., Stella Krepp, and Vanni Pettiná


Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America. It uncovers a multitude of overlapping and sometimes conflicting iterations of Third Worldist movements in Latin America, and offers insights for better understanding the region’s past, as well as its possible futures, challenging us to consider how the Global Cold War continues to inform ... More

Keywords: Latin America, Cold War, Global South, Third World, Communism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469655697
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655697.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas C. Field Jr., editor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Stella Krepp, editor
Bern University

Vanni Pettiná, editor
El Colegio de México

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