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Author Shoman, Assad.

Title Belize's independence and decolonization in Latin America : Guatemala, Britain, and the UN / Assad Shoman
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 250 pages) : maps
Series Studies of the Americas
Studies of the Americas.
Contents Introduction: Decolonization by internationalization -- The Guatemalan claim and decolonization -- Negotiation and mediation (1962-1972) -- Heavy lobbying, hard bargaining (1938-1975) -- Internationalization emergent (1975) -- Internationalization ascendant (1976-1977) -- Internationalization triumphant (1978-1981) -- Conclusions: The power of the conjuncture -- Appendix
Summary This book provides an account of Belize's struggle for independence in the face of Guatemala's territorial claim, written by a key player in the independence struggle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-241) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United Nations -- History -- 20th century.
Decolonization -- Belize -- History.
Globalization -- Belize -- History -- 20th century.
Belize -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Belize -- Foreign relations -- Guatemala.
Belize -- History.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Belize.
Guatemala -- Foreign relations -- Belize.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009039966
ISBN 023010648X (electronic bk.)
0230620663 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1349382930
9780230106482 (electronic bk.)
9780230620667 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781349382934