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In 1958, offended Venezuelans attacked vp Richard Nixon in Caracas, starting a turbulent decade in Latin American-U.S. kin. In Yankee No! Alan McPherson sheds much-needed gentle at the arguable and urgent challenge of anti-U.S. sentiment within the world.

Examining the roots of anti-Americanism in Latin the United States, McPherson makes a speciality of 3 significant crises: the Cuban Revolution, the 1964 Panama riots, and U.S. intervention within the Dominican Republic. Deftly combining cultural and political research, he demonstrates the transferring and complicated nature of anti-Americanism in every one kingdom and the love-hate ambivalence of so much Latin americans towards the us. whilst emerging panic over "Yankee hating" led Washington to aim to include international hostility, the govt displayed a shockingly coherent and constant reaction, preserving an ideological self-confidence that has outlasted a Latin American international relations torn among resentment and admiration of the U.S..

However, McPherson warns, U.S. leaders run a good hazard in the event that they proceed to disregard the deeper factors of anti-Americanism. Written with dramatic aptitude, Yankee No! is a well timed, compelling, and thoroughly researched contribution to overseas history.

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