The Military Coup d'État as a Political Process: Ecuador, 1948-1966

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The Military Coup d'État as a Political Process: Ecuador, 1948-1966

By John Samuel Fitch
Johns Hopkins, 1977
243 pp. $15.00
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This analysis, academic in tone and substance, of the military role in the turbulent days of Velasco Ibarra and Carlos Arosemena, offers a theoretical model of the process of military decision-making in situations of political crisis.