Allende's Chile: The Political Economy of the Rise and Fall of the Unidad Popular

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Allende's Chile: The Political Economy of the Rise and Fall of the Unidad Popular

By Stefan De Vylder
Cambridge University Press, 1976
251 pp. $13.95
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Noting that the Unidad Popular never came close to its goal of attaining power in society as a whole, and rejecting economic crisis as the cause of the anti-Allende coup, the author argues that by the time the military assumed power, the administration had already been politically and economically defeated on other battlegrounds.