Field, Thomas C., Jr.,

From development to dictatorship : Bolivia and the alliance for progress in the Kennedy era / Thomas C. Field Jr. - 1 online resource (xix, 272 pages). - JSTOR eBooks The United States in the world . - United States in the world. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: ideology as strategy -- Modernization's heavy-hand: the triangular plan for Bolivia -- Development as anticommunism: the targeting of Bolivian labor -- "Bitter medicine": military civic action and the battle of Irupata -- Development's detractors: miners, housewives, and the hostage crisis at Siglo XX -- Seeds of revolt: the making of an anti-authoritarian front -- Revolutionary Bolivia puts on a uniform: the 1964 Bolivian coup d'etat -- Conclusion: development and its discontents -- Notes -- Bibliography.

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