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Setting the Trap

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the development of an informal American empire in the circum-Caribbean. Formal imperialism was off the table once it became clear that Congress could not be trusted to support ... More


Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic

Kimberly Eison Simmons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036755
eISBN:
9780813041858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036755.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Latin America and the Caribbean, racial issues are extremely complex and fluid, particularly the nature of “blackness.” What it means to be called “black” is still very different for an African ... More


The Trap Closes

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter talks about how the United States could cajole and threaten foreign governments into protecting American property. It proved less capable, however, of fixing the problems that led to ... More


No More Cubas: The Dominican Republic Intervention

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

in Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176154
eISBN:
9780813176185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176154.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The majority of this chapter is dedicated to exploring the most controversial and destructive incident of Johnson’s management of Latin American policy, the intervention in the Dominican Republic in ... More


Some are born to endless night: structural violence across-the-border

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses works that highlight the often disavowed across-the-border continuity of structural violence on Hispaniola. Written by authors and directors born in Haiti, the Dominican ... More


The writing is on the wall: towards an open island and a complete structure

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses various video performances, two sculptures, a musical video and the song lyrics it illustrates, a painting, and a poem by Dominican and Haitian artists who saw the Haitian ... More


The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

Alan McPherson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195343038
eISBN:
9780199378227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, American History: 20th Century

In 1912 the United States sent troops into a Nicaraguan civil war, solidifying a decades-long era of military occupations in Latin America driven by the desire to rewrite the political rules of the ... More


The forgotten heart-breaking epic of border struggle

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses works that explore the different ramifications of ‘the forgotten heart-breaking epic of [the] border struggle’. These works deal with Hispaniola from the 1960s onwards and ... More


Wilson and Democracy in Latin America

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Woodrow Wilson's attempts to foster constitutionalism in Latin America through imperialist interventions that commenced shortly after he was elected president in 1913. It begins ... More


The dream of creating one people from two lands mixed together: 1937 and borderland Utopia

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses four fictional recreations of the 1937 massacre written between 1955 and 2003 by writers who had not directly experienced the events: Marcio Veloz Maggiolo's El hombre del ... More


Kennedy ’s Alliance for Progress, 1961–1965

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines John F. Kennedy's efforts to foster democracy and social justice in Latin America during the period 1961–1965 through an initiative known as the Alliance for Progress. The ... More


Introduction: On the edge: border-crossing, borderland-dwelling, and the music of what happens

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines a range of literary works from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, putting them in dialogue with texts from the rest of the world which have had the border between the two countries ... More


The Limits of “Heterosexual AIDS”: Ethnographic Research on Tourism and Male Sexual Labor in the Dominican Republic

Mark B. Padilla

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

For nearly two decades, the AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean—now showing HIV prevalence rates that are second only to Sub-Saharan Africa—has been officially described in public health and ... More


US Responses, Haitian Setbacks, and Dominican Withdrawal, 1919–1924

Alan Mcpherson

in The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195343038
eISBN:
9780199378227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343038.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History, American History: 20th Century

This focuses on peaceful urban efforts to convince Washington to withdraw the marines and especially on the transnational networks of resistance that aided in that effort. Chapter 11 looks at the ... More


Introduction: At the Navel of the Americas

Dixa Ramírez

in Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850457
eISBN:
9781479812721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850457.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction outlines the book’s claims, including the main contention that dominant Western discourses ghosted the Dominican Republic despite its central place in the colonial architecture of ... More


Conclusion: The rejection of futures past: on the edge of an attainable acceptable future?

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book concludes with a discussion of Manifisto (2013), a video-performance by the Dominican artist Polibio Díaz. Manifisto is a social commentary on the issue of Haitian immigration in the ... More


The Dominican Republic, 1916

Alan Mcpherson

in The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195343038
eISBN:
9780199378227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343038.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History, American History: 20th Century

The year after the occupation of Haiti, Wilson sent troops to the Dominican Republic. The marines landed to prevent the coming to power of a strongman or caudillo, Desiderio Arias. They forced him ... More


Punta Cana

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

To a large extent, the urban orientation of tourism in the Dominican Republic reflected dictator Rafael Trujillo's desire to showcase Santo Domingo, or his Ciudad Trujillo. Trujillo's efforts to ... More


Growth Diagnostics *

Ricardo Hausmann, Dani Rodrik, and Andrés Velasco

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most well-trained economists would agree that the standard policy reforms included in the ‘Washington Consensus’ have the potential to be growth-promoting. What the experience of the last fifteen ... More


De-tropicalizing the Trujillo Dictatorship and Dominican Masculinity

Maja Horn

in Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that today’s dominant notions of Dominican masculinity have relatively recent roots in the dictatorship of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo (1930–1961), whose discourse of ... More


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