Latin American Revolutions Essay by The Research Group

Latin American Revolutions
Analyzes success of Cuban & Nicaraguan & failure of El Salvadoran & Guatemalan revolutions, based on theories of Timothy Wickham-Crowley.
# 12810 | 2,250 words | 4 sources | 1997 | US

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This research paper discusses and analyzes the theories of Timothy Wickham-Crowley concerning the reasons why the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions succeeded and the El Salvadorian and Guatemala revolutions failed. Wickham-Crowley compares the multiple factors involved in these revolutions. In doing so, he builds upon the theories of Walter Goldfrank and Eric Wolf but emphasizes more than they do multi-causal relationships and lays more stress than Wolf does on the importance of the international environment and the strengths and weaknesses of existing regimes in dealing with such revolutions.

Peasant Support
All four revolutions relied on substantial support from elements of the rural peasant population. Wickham-Crowley traces.."

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