Professor Alan McPherson, director of the Center for the Americas at the University of Oklahoma, has written a second well-researched study related to anti-Americanism in Latin America, especially the Caribbean area. McPherson's first book, Yankee No! Anti-Americanism in US–Latin American Relations (2003), captured the Alfred B. Thomas Book Award of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. His The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended US Occupations is a well-written, informative, and insightful look at the three countries with the longest occupation by the US government and military: Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua. Although the broad themes of the two books share similarities, The Invaded focuses on the story of the invaded, the inhabitants of the three countries, and not the occupiers, the people entering and occupying their territory. McPherson describes how the invaded thought and acted...
Book Review|November 01 2014
The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended US Occupations
Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (4): 714-715.
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Thomas Schoonover; The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended US Occupations. Hispanic American Historical Review 1 November 2014; 94 (4): 714–715. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00182168-2802882
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