The United States in Latin America: A Historical Dictionary

Synopsis

Covering the period from the 17th century to the present, this historical dictionary provides information on the people, organizations, institutions, and events associated with the United States' presence in Latin America. Entries on people include those who visited and lived in Latin America; entries on organizations include business firms, missions, colleges, and military bases. A chronology, an appendix listing of chiefs of United States diplomatic missions, listings of subjects by occupation, a bibliographical essay, and a full subject index complete the work.