A Nation Of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet (Norton Paperback)
A Nation of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet (Norton Paperback)
"This will stand as the definitive work on Chile under Pinochet for many years to come."―Library JournalHow Chile, once South America's most stable democracy, gave way to a culture of fear. The authors explain and illuminate the rift in Chilean society that widened dramatically during the Pinochet era.
From Publishers Weekly
In this rigorous study, based on hundreds of interviews with Chileans, the authors chronicle the divisive dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
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From Library Journal
Veteran journalist Constable and distinguished academic Valenzuela re-create life for most ordinary Chileans during the past 20 years when "they were dubious spectators caught in a system that they had not chosen." Chile had a 150-year-old tradition of stable democracy and civilian rule. Yet from the coup that ousted President Allende in September 1973 until March 1990 when Patricio Alywin was inaugurated as President of Chile, General Augusto Pinochet and the military completely dominated Chilean life. Based on broad sources, including many interviews, this book chronicles without ideological bias the lengthy struggles for the reemergence of democracy in Chile and concludes that after...