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Latin American military as a socio-politicalforce, case studies of Bolivia and Argentina

Charles D. Corbett

Latin American military as a socio-politicalforce, case studies of Bolivia and Argentina

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Published by Center for Advanced International Studies, University of Miami in (Coral Gables, Fla.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bolivia -- Armed Forces -- Political activity,
  • Argentine Republic -- Armed Forces -- Political activity

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 127-131.

    Statement(by) Charles D. Corbett.
    SeriesMonographs in international affairs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA616
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19458314M

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4 Two exceptions to the general lack of attempts to relate static and dynamic factors in a systematic way are the very fine article by Gino Germani and Kalman H. Silvert entitled “ Politics, Social Structure, and Military Intervention in Latin America,” European Journal of Sociology, 2 (), 62 – 81; and Schmitt, Karl M.

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