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Author Drake, Paul W., 1944-

Title Between tyranny and anarchy : a history of democracy in Latin America, 1800-2006 / Paul W. Drake
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 330 pages) : map
Series Social science history
Social science history.
Contents The theory and history of Latin American democracy, 1800-2006 -- The historical evolution of Latin American democratic institutions, 1800-2006 -- The Bolívarian legacy : struggles toward democracy during the wars for independence, 1800s-1820s -- The archaeology of democracy after independence, 1820s-1870s -- Oligarchic republicanism, 1880s-1920s -- Populist democracy, 1930s-1970s -- The tsunami of neoliberal democracies, 1970s-2000s -- Two centuries of building democracy in Latin America, 1800-2006
Summary Between Tyranny and Anarchy provides a unique comprehensive history and interpretation of efforts to establish democracies over two centuries in the major Latin American countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Democracy -- Latin America -- History -- 19th century.
Democracy -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804771057
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(paperback; alk. paper)