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We answer only to God : politics and the military in Panama, 1903-1947 /
Thomas L. Pearcy.
1st ed.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1998.
xvi, 232 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
082631841X (cloth)
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Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1998.
082631841X (cloth)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-222) and index.
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Table of Contents
Illustrationsp. VII
Forewordp. IX
Prefacep. XI
Acknowledgmentsp. XV
Introductionp. 1
A Legacy of Conflicting Agendas, 1821-1903p. 13
Vying for a Place in the Emerging Panamanian State, 1903-1931p. 29
The Generation of '31p. 57
Status Quo and Radicalized Political Antagonism, 1941-1947p. 81
The Filos-Hines Debacle of December 1947 and Civilian-Police Relationsp. 109
Conclusionp. 133
Epiloguep. 137
Demographic Trends in San Felipe and Santa Ana, 1884-1893p. 143
Demographic Trends in Panama City and Colon, 1916-1945p. 145
To the Panamanian Nationp. 147
134 Defense Sites Acquired by the United States under the May 18, 1942 Defense Sites Agreementp. 149
Sites and Privileges Sought by the United States in Negotiations for the Filos-Hines Treaty of December 1947p. 153
Events of December 1947 as Portrayed by the Panamanian Pressp. 155
Arrests in Panama City and Colon, 1946-1951p. 159
Notesp. 161
Bibliographyp. 207
Indexp. 223
About the Book and Authorp. 232
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