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Germany in Central America Competitive Imperialism, 1821-1929

by Thomas D. Schoonover

Germany in Central America Competitive Imperialism, 1821-1929 Synopsis

Germany in Central America Competitive Imperialism, 1821-1929 by Thomas D. Schoonover

Germany in Central America Competitive Imperialism, 1821-1929 Press Reviews

Schoonover has written a book rich in material and knowledge. . . .Essential reading for anyone interested in German expansion andthe history of the Central American states. -- Bulletin of the German Historical Institute Historians have long understood that Germany often played as significant a role as Great Britain or the United States in Latin America, but there are few works, especially in English, dealing with the history of Germany's relations with the region. . . . While providing an overview of Germany's evolving relationship with the Central American countries, Schoonover argues that the German thrust into Central America and other peripheral areas was motivated by the same idea that drove British and American imperialism: the belief that expanding into world markets would reduce the domestic, social, and economic conflicts that wracked these industrial giants. -- American Historical Review

Book Information

ISBN: 9780817354138
Publication date: 15th April 2013
Author: Thomas D. Schoonover
Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 312 pages
Categories: International relations,

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