The Military in Chilean History: Essays on Civil-Military Relations, 1810-1973

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The Military in Chilean History: Essays on Civil-Military Relations, 1810-1973

By Frederick M. Nunn
University of New Mexico Press, 1976
343 pp. $15.00
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The distinctive and often misunderstood role of the military receives detailed and sound analysis. Recognizing the reality of various foreign pressures directed against the Allende government, the author concludes that it is incorrect to "assume that economic sanctions, cutbacks in aid, grants and loans, and the expenditure of millions for harassment of the Chilean government caused that government's demise."