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Reformist Chile, Peasant Consciousness, & the Meaning of Christian Democracy, 1964–1969

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the new techniques that Paulo Freire had developed for training adults to read and write. The military coup of 1964, however, frustrated his hopes of employing them to ... More


The Presidential Candidacy of Radomiro Tomic

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

in The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter assesses the presidential candidacy of Radomiro Tomic. Shortly after assuming the presidency, Eduardo Frei Montalva appointed his old friend and fellow Christian Democratic leader ... More


Time of Trouble, 1967–1969

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

in The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details how, despite the seemingly favorable situation for the Chilean government, in 1967 things would begin to go in a very different direction. After the first two successful years of ... More


Eduardo Frei, the U.S. Embassy, and the Election of Salvador Allende

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

in The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the efforts by the United States and Eduardo Frei to prevent Salvador Allende from attaining the presidency. The Nixon administration, after choosing not to involve itself in ... More


The U.S. Embassy in Santiago and the Presidential Election of 1964

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

in The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the role of the U.S. embassy in Santiago in the Chilean presidential election of 1964. One of the leading candidates in the race, Salvador Allende, was an avowed Marxist and ... More


Elections and the Military

Mary Helen Spooner

in The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As Chile approached its first presidential election since Pinochet left office, the general mood was unmistakably optimistic, as if the country wanted to leave its polarized political past behind. ... More


The Viaux Movement

James Lockhart

in Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the rise of Brig. Gen. Roberto Viaux's anticommunist movement to the Tacnazo, an acuartelamiento, or mobilization of a military unit for political purposes, in October 1969. It ... More


The United States and Chilean Politics in the Cold War

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

in The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the relationship between Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and the United States. For the United States foreign policy apparatus, the Christian ... More


A Convergence in Rome: The 1933 Iberoamerican Congress

Stephen J. C. Andes

in The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688487
eISBN:
9780191767661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688487.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Latin American History

The final chapter describes how Catholic Action’s non-partisan character influenced Catholic university students in Mexico, Chile, and throughout Latin America. It then suggests that young Catholic ... More


Chile, Post-Pinochet

Mary Helen Spooner

in The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Michelle Bachelet was prohibited from running for a consecutive presidential term, though her approval ratings had ascended to 78 percent, according to a survey by the Centro de Estudios Públicos ... More


The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This novel take on diplomatic history examines the involvement of the United States in Chile during the Eduardo Frei administration (1964–1970) and shows how the engagement between the two nations ... More


Revolutionary Transformations and New Representational Challenges, 1964–1973

Joanna Crow

in The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044286
eISBN:
9780813046273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044286.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter investigates the racial dimensions of the “Revolution in Liberty” led by the Christian Democrats and the “Chilean Road to Socialism” embraced by the Popular Unity, exploring in ... More


The United States and the Last Two Years of the Frei Administration

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

in The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the congressional election of 1969, which took place in a landscape substantially different from that of 1965. Most political forces had endured transformative changes that led ... More


Precursors to Chilean Christian Democracy, c. 1920–1930

Stephen J. C. Andes

in The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688487
eISBN:
9780191767661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688487.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Latin American History

The Partido Conservador sought to monopolize social Catholic activism for most of the 1920s, impeding the emergence of a social Catholic political alternative, but nevertheless a new generation ... More


Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

James Lockhart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reinterprets the history of Chile, the CIA and the Cold War. It blends national, regional, and world-historical trends from Chile -- from the appearance of its labor movement in the late ... More


Conclusion Paved with Good Intentions: The Bachelet Administration and the Decline of Consensus

Aldo C. Vacs

in The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapters in this book have addressed some of the most critical problems of the Concertaciόn during the Bachelet administration and the erosion of the coalition's appeal. As the coalition ... More


Reform and Radicalization

Tanya Harmer

in Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654294
eISBN:
9781469654317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter four examines the emergence of a revolutionary left in Chile in the first years of Eduardo Frei’s presidency. Although this process would not dominate left-wing politics at a national level ... More


Revolutionary Upheaval

Tanya Harmer

in Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654294
eISBN:
9781469654317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter six examines revolutionary upheaval in the last years of Eduardo Frei’s presidency and Beatriz’s role in it while remaining committed to the ELN’s Bolivian project and Cuba’s revolutionary ... More


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