This work focuses on the nature of revolution as it affected Latin America in the 1960s, and the efforts designed to counteract or co-opt this challenge through the Alliance for Progress. It also examines the independent policies implemented by Latin Americans themselves.
MICHAEL D. GAMBONE is Assistant Professor of History at Kutztown University. Dr. Gambone entered the active duty Army in 1985 where he served as an officer in the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N.C. In 1997, he published his first book, Eisenhower, Somoza, and the Cold War in Nicaragua, 1953-1961 (Praeger Publishers). In 1999, he received a Fulbright to serve as Lecturer in American History at the Japan Woman's University.