U.S. Intervention in British Guiana: A Cold War Story. STEPHEN G. RABE, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Glenn Dorn

Abstract


U.S. Intervention in British Guiana, Stephen Rabe's most recent foray into mid-century U.S. relations with Latin America, offers nothing less than an insightful, and profoundly disturbing analysis of Anglo-American efforts through the 1960s to destabilize British Guiana. In addition to illuminating and illustrating the significance of one of the more egregious but less well-known Cold War intercessions, Rabe has woven a powerful narrative that balances the economic, strategic, bureaucratic, and military aspects of the "old" diplomatic history with the race and gender implications of the "new."

Keywords


U.S., Cold War, Guiana, British,

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