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Gunboats, Corruption, and Claims

Foreign Intervention in Venezuela, 1899-1908

Gunboats, Corruption, and Claims( )
Author: McBeth, Brian S.
Series title:Contributions in Latin American Studies
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $86.00
Book Description:

The Cipriano Castro administration, which ruled Venezuela from 1899 to 1908, was characterized by a series of internal and external political crises which seemed capable of toppling it at any moment. In 1901, a number of foreign countries provided financial backing to Castro's former allies, united under the leadership of Manuel Antonio Matos, who almost brought the government down. In the midst of this civil war, Germany, the United Kingdom and later Italy instituted what came to...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / International
History / Latin America / South America
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 9.438 Inches
Book Weight:1.318 Pounds

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