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dc.contributor.authorBecker, Marc
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T14:04:08Z
dc.date.available2021-02-10T14:04:08Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/41885
dc.identifier48531*
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/33004
dc.description.abstractIn The CIA in Ecuador, Marc Becker draws on recently released US government surveillance documents on the Ecuadorian left to chart social movement organizing efforts during the 1950s. Emphasizing the competing roles of the domestic ruling class and grassroots social movements, Becker details the struggles and difficulties that activists, organizers, and political parties confronted. He shows how leftist groups, including the Communist Party of Ecuador, navigated disagreements over tactics and ideology, and how these influenced shifting strategies in support of rural Indigenous communities and urban labor movements. He outlines the CIA's failure to understand that the Ecuadorian left was rooted in local social struggles rather than being bankrolled by the Soviet Union. By decentering US-Soviet power struggles, Becker shows that the local patterns and dynamics that shaped the development of the Ecuadorian left could be found throughout Latin American during the cold war.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAmerican Encounters/Global Interactions
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJK History of the Americas
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & government::JPS International relations
dc.subject.otherLatin American studies
dc.subject.otherAndes; History
dc.subject.otherU.S. History; Politics
dc.subject.otherinternational relations
dc.titleThe CIA in Ecuador
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.1215/9781478012993
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy8b9381d6-252e-4bed-8478-ee620c861aac
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameDuke University Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://www.dukeupress.edu/
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virtual.oapen_relation_isFundedBy.grantor_nameAndrew W. Mellon Foundation
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oapen.relation.isbn9781478010357
oapen.relation.isbn9781478011385
oapen.collectionSustainable History Monograph Pilot (SHMP)
oapen.collectionSustainable History Monograph Pilot (SHMP)
oapen.imprintDuke University Press Books
oapen.pages336
dc.dateSubmitted2020-09-24T09:55:08Z
dc.relationisFundedBy0cdc3d7c-5c59-49ed-9dba-ad641acd8fd1


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