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Chile Through Embassy Windows: 1939-1953

Chile Through Embassy Windows: 1939-1953

By Claude G. Bowers

Simon and Schuster, 1958, 375 pp.

Mr. Bowers, who died in January of this year, was American Ambassador to Chile for 14 years, from 1939 to 1953. This informal narrative, based on personal correspondence, on his extensive diary and his own recollections, provides a useful source for the recent history of Chile, its society and manners, and of its relations with the United States.