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Author Hall, Michael R., 1960-

Title Sugar and power in the Dominican Republic : Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Trujillos / Michael R. Hall.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  327.7307293 HALL GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 163 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in Latin American studies, 1054-6790 ; no. 13.
Contributions in Latin American studies ; no. 13.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [145]-157) and index.
Contents 1. The Role of Sugar in the Dominican Political Economy to 1957 -- 2. US Policy Toward the Dominican Republic, 1900-1957 -- 3. US Sugar Legislation and Dominican Exports, 1900-1957 -- 4. Eisenhower and Trujillo, 1958-1960 -- 5. Kennedy and Democratization Efforts, 1961-1962.
Summary Examines the powerful impact and development that the sugar industry had on U.S.-Dominican relations as the primary vehicle of reciprocal manipulation from 1958 to 1962.
Subject Economic sanctions -- Dominican Republic.
Economic sanctions -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Sugar trade -- Dominican Republic -- History -- 20th century.
Tariff on sugar -- United States.
Democratization -- Dominican Republic.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
ISBN 0313311277 (alk. paper)