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The Dominican Crisis: The 1965 Constitutionalist Revolt and American Intervention

The Dominican Crisis: The 1965 Constitutionalist Revolt and American Intervention

By Piero Gleijeses

Johns Hopkins, 1979, 460 pp.

A thoroughly documented study, competently performed, quite critical of U.S. policy without embracing a Castroite alternative. The perspective, rather, is one of a non-Cuban design for social change, sympathetic to the 14th of June Group. The language and tone occasionally lapse into shrillness.