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Britain and Latin America : A Changing Relationship - Victor Bulmer-Thomas

Britain and Latin America

A Changing Relationship

By: Victor Bulmer-Thomas (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 11th December 2003
ISBN: 9780521372053
Number Of Pages: 256

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British relations with Latin America have declined dramatically. The strength of British influence in Latin America in the nineteenth century could not be sustained as a consequence of the two world wars, the intervening depression and the emergence of the United States of America as the major power in the region. Since 1945, despite opportunities to re-establish its presence, Britain has seen a further decline in its relations with Latin America, and the consequences of neglect were brought home in spectacular fashion by the war between Britain and Argentina in 1982. Britain and Latin America: A Changing Relationship studies the reasons for this decline, examines the sources of friction and explores the prospect of strengthening relations in the 1990s.

Britain and Latin America in historical perspective
Cultural and Political Relations
Britain's cultural relations with Latin America
British policy towards Latin America
The United States factor in British relations with Latin America
Britain, Latin America and the European Community
Economic Relations
Trade, aid and investment since 1950
Financial relations between Britain and Latin America
Britain and Latin America: oil and minerals
Sources of Friction
Further forward thoughts on the Falklands
British relations with Latin America: the Antarctic dimension
The illicit drug trade
British relations with Latin America into the 1990s
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ISBN: 9780521372053
ISBN-10: 0521372054
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 11th December 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54