The Resource Latin lessons : the decline of the US and the rise of Latin America, Hal Weitzman

Latin lessons : the decline of the US and the rise of Latin America, Hal Weitzman

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Latin lessons : the decline of the US and the rise of Latin America
Title
Latin lessons
Title remainder
the decline of the US and the rise of Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Hal Weitzman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The mistakes the U.S. has made in Latin America-and the high price it will pay for them Washington has long told Latin American countries how to run their economies: bring in multinationals, eliminate the social safety net, keep government debt low, court U.S. politicians, and sign free trade agreements. In the past decade, many leaders-Hugo Chavez among the most visible-have rejected that, and those countries are now growing while the U.S. is falling apart. Combining sharp wit and great storytelling with trenchant analysis, Hal Weitzman explains why Latin America has turned against its powerful northern neighbor and why the region's newfound economic success will hurt the U.S. Reveals how the politics of oil and the rise of "resource nationalism" are reshaping America's role in the global economy and negatively affecting its prosperity at home Illustrates analytical points with vivid stories and examples: the disappearance of the Panama hat, the sweater Evo Morales wore on a trip to Europe, and more Written by a Financial Times journalist who formerly served as their Andean correspondent based in Lima, Peru "--
  • "Combinging a sharp wit, great storytelling, and trenchant analysis, Weitzman explains why Latin America turned against the US, and why their newfound economic success is likely to hurt us. For most of the '80s and '90s, Latin America was subjected to "The Washington Consensus" as banks and governments demanded countries ignore the needs of their citizens in the short term and turn over their best assets to foreigners, in order to attract international financial investments"--
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Cataloging source
E7B
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1972-
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Weitzman, Hal
Index
index present
LC call number
F1418
LC item number
.W323 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
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  • Economics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economics
  • International economic relations
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Latin America
  • United States
  • Latin America
  • United States
  • Latin America
  • United States
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Latin lessons : the decline of the US and the rise of Latin America, Hal Weitzman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How the south was lost -- Earthquake in the Andes -- Atahualpa's ghost -- Resource nationalism -- Trading oil, drugs, and insults -- Meet the street -- Evo, Evo presidente! -- "For god and money" -- Power to the people -- Hugonomics -- The curious death of the Panama hat -- A different vision
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 275 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118140116
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613400925
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 340092
  • 5D5BA025-FDEB-4248-8A52-89689E94171E
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778433057
  • (OCoLC)ocn778433057
Label
Latin lessons : the decline of the US and the rise of Latin America, Hal Weitzman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How the south was lost -- Earthquake in the Andes -- Atahualpa's ghost -- Resource nationalism -- Trading oil, drugs, and insults -- Meet the street -- Evo, Evo presidente! -- "For god and money" -- Power to the people -- Hugonomics -- The curious death of the Panama hat -- A different vision
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 275 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118140116
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613400925
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 340092
  • 5D5BA025-FDEB-4248-8A52-89689E94171E
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778433057
  • (OCoLC)ocn778433057

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