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Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

James Lockhart


This book reinterprets the history of Chile, the CIA and the Cold War. It blends national, regional, and world-historical trends from Chile -- from the appearance of its labor movement in the late nineteenth century to the end of the Pinochet dictatorship in the late twentieth -- into both the inter-American and transatlantic communities. It argues that Chileans made their own history as highly engaged internationalists while reassessing American and other foreign-directed intelligence operations in Chile and southern South America while recontextualizing and reassessing United States, particu ... More

Keywords: Chilean Communist Party, Carlos Ibáñez, Gabriel González Videla, Pablo Neruda, Eduardo Frei Montalva, Roberto Viaux, Covert operations, Track II, Salvador Allende, Augusto Pinochet

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474435611
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Lockhart, author
American University in Dubai