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Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 18 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380085-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8008-5
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-165
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022411-89
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2241-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-131
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... backers in the United States. Armed squads of conscripts searched and destroyed coca fields, but nothing was done to bolster the prices for alternative crops such as pineapples and palm hearts. Hence, peasants sought to protect a few clandestine coca fields, while the militarization of the region provoked...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... by the military at any moment without consultation. The aim was to achieve “zero coca” in the region, a target which delighted the government’s backers in the United States. Armed squads of conscripts searched and destroyed coca fields, but nothing was done to bolster the prices for alternative crops...