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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


A Pox on Both Their Houses

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The U.S. Embassy did not expect “ideal democratic” conditions, but the forthcoming national elections were “infinitely better than a violent overthrow of Batista and far better than no elections at ... More


Terrible Mood: Castro and the General Strike

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tensions increased in Cuba in late March and early April of that year; everybody prepared themselves for a violent showdown. Larger numbers of Latin American, European, and U.S. reporters roamed ... More


The Not So Lost Generation: The “American Colony”

Charles F. McGovern

in The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226306889
eISBN:
9780226137520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137520.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Americans abroad present a paradox. They can be seen as ambassadors of good will or the avant-garde of American capitalism; they can also be considered suspect citizens, ex-patriots in sum. Some may ... More


A Revolutionary Proposal

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Touring takes company to Miami and Puerto Rico. Government withholds funding, another Hurok offer rejected. Alberto is choreographing new works, Fernando authors proposal for Latin American ballet ... More


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