Hall, Michael R.

Sugar and Power in the Dominican Republic : Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Trujillos - Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2000. - 1 online resource (177 p.) - eBooks on Demand Contributions in Latin American Studies . - Contributions in Latin American Studies .

Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Introduction; 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; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

A study of the powerful impact that sugar had on U.S.-Dominican relations as the primary vehicle of reciprocal manipulation from 1958 to 1962, Sugar and Power examines the development of the sugar industry in the Dominican Republic. Hall uncovers new evidence that supports the belief that U.S.-Latin American relations during this period were frequently a two-way street, with the United States reacting to Latin American initiatives just as frequently as Latin Americans responded to American initiatives. Both Eisenhower and Kennedy used sugar quota legislation as a foreign policy tool. At the sa

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Democratization -- Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Economic sanctions -- Dominican Republic.
Economic sanctions -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Sugar trade -- Dominican Republic -- History -- 20th century.
Tariff on sugar -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Dominican Republic.


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