Belize's Independence and Decolonization in Latin America (Innbundet)

Guatemala, Britain, and the UN

Serie: Studies of the Americas 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 250
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780230620667
Omtale Belize's Independence and Decolonization in Latin America
Belize, a small British colony in Central America faced with a territorial claim and military threats from neighboring Guatemala, overcame disadvantages of size and power by implementing a strategy of internationalization that utilized new international norms and international organizations, in particular the Non-Aligned Movement and the United Nations.

This book, written by a key player in the independence struggle, details the history of the territorial claim and of the international campaign that made it possible for Belize to achieve secure independence with all its territory despite pressures from Britain and the United States to cede land and compromise its sovereignty.

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