The tragedy of Chile /
Robert J. Alexander.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1978.
xiii, 509 p. ; 24 cm. --
0313200343 :
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Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1978.
0313200343 :
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Includes index.
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Bibliography: p. [483]-493.
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'œRobert J. Alexander's new book is relentlessly fair-minded. ...a detailed and scrupulous political narrative informed through reading in the periodical literature of those years, personal interviews with participants, and the author's own wide experience in Latin America.'' The American Historical Review
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xi
Traditional Chile and Its Transformationp. 1
The Evolution of Traditional Chilep. 3
The First Assault on Traditional Chile: 1920-1932p. 10
The 1932-1938 Alessandri Periodp. 17
The Second Assault on Traditional Chile: The Radical Periodp. 26
The, Ibáñez-Jorge Alessandri Interregnump. 39
The Revolution in Libertyp. 53
Characteristics of the Revolution in Liberty"p. 55
Pdc Politics in the Frei Administrationp. 58
The Politics of the Oppositionp. 66
Military and Constitutional Issues During the Frei Regimep. 78
Rural Reformp. 85
Economic Policies of the Christian Democratic Governmentp. 98
Labor and Communal Issuesp. 108
The 1970 Electionp. 118
The Chilean Road to Socialismp. 129
The Nature of The Chilean Road to Socialism""p. 131
Nationalizationp. 145
The Agrarian Revolutionp. 160
Economic Policies and Problems of the Unidad Popular Governmentp. 173
Organized Labor During the Allende Regimep. 194
Foreign Relations of the Allende Regimep. 209
The Boycott," the Cia,And Other Yankee Activities"p. 217
Freedom of the Press, and Other Constitutional Issuesp. 237
The Politics of the Unidad Popular and Its Alliesp. 251
The Politics of the Oppositionp. 278
Allende and the Militaryp. 288
Onset of the Fatal Crisis: October 1972-June 29, 1973p. 301
Culmination of the Crisis: The Last Weeks of the Allende Regimep. 314
The Culmination of the Tragedy of Chilep. 329
The Coupp. 331
The Politics of the Military Juntap. 339
The Politics of the Opposition Under the Juntap. 357
The Foreign Policy of the Junta Regimep. 371
The Cultural Blight of the Junta Regimep. 385
Economic Policies of the Junta Regime: The Shock Treatmentp. 395
Economic Policies of the Junta Regime: Long-Run Effectsp. 411
Labor Under the Junta Regimep. 426
The Nature of Chile's Tragedyp. 444
The 91 Firmsp. 449
The Military's Stated Reasons for Overthrowing Allendep. 453
Notesp. 455
Annotated Bibliographyp. 483
Indexp. 495
About the Authorp. 511
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