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For La Patria: Politics and the Armed Forces in Latin America

By: Loveman, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scholarly Resources Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294987

ISBN: 0842027726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1999 Hard Cover. xxvii, [1], 331, [7] pp. 8vo. Defending la Patria, or homeland, is the historical mission claimed by Latin American armed forces. For la Patria is a comprehensive narrative history of the military's political role in Latin America in national defense and security. Latin American civil-military relations and the role of the armed forces in politics, like those of all modern nation-states, are framed by constitutional and legal norms specifying the formal relationships between the armed forces and the rest of society. In actuality, they are also the result of expe... View more info