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The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

William Michael Schmidli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the first quarter-century of the Cold War, upholding human rights was rarely a priority in U.S. policy toward Latin America. Seeking to protect U.S. national security, American policymakers ... More


Carter, Reagan, and the Human Rights Revolution

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter looks at human rights during the Reagan administration. In accordance with its aggressive posture in the international arena, the Reagan administration set out to dramatically ... More


“Total Immersion in All the Horrors of the World”: The Carter Administration and Human Rights, 1977–1978

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter evaluates the impact of the Carter administration on human rights. Following Jimmy Carter’s inauguration, the administration set out to institutionalize human rights in the policymaking ... More


“Human Rights Is Suddenly Chic”: The Rise of The Movement, 1970–1976

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the rise of the human rights movement in U.S. foreign policy. In November 1974, Olga Talamante was arrested in Argentina five days after “State of Siege” provisions had been ... More


“Tilting Against Gray-Flannel Windmills”: U.S.-Argentine Relations, 1979–1980

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses human rights and the U.S.–Argentine relations in 1979–1980. Having spearheaded U.S. efforts to promote human rights in Argentina for three years, Patricia Derian was outraged ... More


Human Rights and the Cold War

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter begins by evaluating the effect of Jimmy Carter’s successful 1976 presidential bid on human rights during the Cold War. For human rights advocates, Carter’s victory ... More


On the Offensive: Human Rights in U.S.-Argentine Relations, 1978–1979

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter determines the role of human rights in U.S.–Argentine relations. Shortly after his arrival in Argentina in 1977, U.S. Embassy external affairs officer Franklin A. “Tex” Harris was asked ... More


Introduction

Eva Sansavior and Richard Scholar

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0013
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores various forms and conceptions of globalization in a range of Caribbean contexts since the first arrival of Europeans in the region in 1492. Drawing on a series of interconnected ... More


‘Slaves’ in My Family: French Modes of Servitude in the New World

Christopher L. Miller

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines issues of human servitude and slavery as defined and influenced by France in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It considers the ambiguous globalization of servitude by ... More


Nationalism and the Right: The PAN

in The Reinvention of Mexico: National Ideology in a Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314858
eISBN:
9781846316296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316296.009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Partido Acción Nacional (PAN), the leading conservative opposition party in Mexico, represented the right, which, like the left-wing Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD), also searched for ... More


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