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Author Loveman, Brian.
Title For la Patria : politics and the armed forces in Latin America / Brian Loveman.
Imprint Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1999.

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Author Loveman, Brian.
Series Latin American silhouettes
Latin American silhouettes.
Subject Civil-military relations -- Latin America.
Patriotism -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Armed Forces -- Political activity.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1830-1948.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-1980.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xxvii, 331 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585282072 (electronic bk.) : $60.00
0842027726 (recycled, alk. paper)
0842027734 (pbk. : recycled, alk. paper)
OCLC # 45732931
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98007793 (OCoLC)39060555.
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Armed Forces, Militarylore, and la Patria 
1The Iberian Military Tradition: From the Kingdoms of las Espanas to la Patria1
2Inventing la Patria: Wars, Caudillismo, and Politics, 1810-188527
3Foreign Military Missions and la Patria63
4Variations on Patriotic Themes: La Patria and the Armed Forces from the Great Depression to the Cold War101
5La Patria and the Cold War: From Pearl Harbor to the Bay of Pigs139
6La Patria and the Cold War: From the Bay of Pigs to the Gulf of Fonseca165
7La Patria, Regional Security, and "Democracy,"195
8La Patria, the Armed Forces, and Human Rights227
9La Patria and Perestroika: Toward the Twenty-first Century253

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