Latin America: A Naval History, 1810-1987

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Naval Institute Press, 1987 - Latin America - 442 pages
Shows how Latin American naval fleets were developed to protect these nations from foreign intervention, discusses the influence of the U.S. Navy on the continent, and analyzes the Falklands War.

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User Review  - WaltNoise - LibraryThing

Scheina's three books are the best sources in English for an overview of Latin American military history. Each book is well footnoted and has an extensive bibliography. The Naval History volume covers ... Read full review

Contents

The Wars of Independence 181024
1
Defining the New Nations
9
Riverine Operations During the War of the Triple Alliance
24
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Robert L. Scheina, Ph.D., has published hundreds of articles and four other books on Latin America, including the comprehensive two-volume study "Latin America's Wars" (Brassey s, Inc., 2003). He lives in Crofton, Maryland.

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