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Thomas C. Field Jr., Stella Krepp, Vanni Pettinà

Jun 16, 2020

Latin America and the Global Cold War

University of North Carolina Press 2020

Latin America and the Global Cold War (University of North Carolina Press, 2020) analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America. It uncovers a multitude of overlapping and sometimes conflicting iterations of Third Worldist movements in Latin America, and offers insights for better understanding the region’s past, as well as its possible futures, challenging us to consider how the Global Cold War continues to inform Latin America’s ongoing political struggles. Thomas C. Field Jr. is associate professor of global security and intelligence studies at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Stella Krepp is assistant professor of Iberian and Latin American history at Bern University. Vanni Pettinà is associate professor of Latin American international history at El Colegiode México.
Ethan Besser Fredrick is a PhD candidate in Latin American History at the University of Minnesota.

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Ethan Besser Fredrick is a graduate student in Modern Latin American history seeking his PhD at the University of Minnesota. His work focuses on the Transatlantic Catholic movements in Mexico and Spain during the early 20th century.

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