Synopses & Reviews
How 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.
"This will stand as the definitive work on Chile under Pinochet for many years to come."--
Includes bibliographical references (p. -356) and index.
About the Author
Pamela Constable is a Deputy Foreign Editor at The Washington Post.Arturo Valenzuela is the United States Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. He was formerly a professor of government and the Director of the Center for Latin American Studies in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Table of Contents
The war -- The soldiers -- The dictator -- Army of the shadows -- The law -- The culture of fear -- The technocrats -- The rich -- The poor -- Children of dictatorship -- The politicians -- Rebirth of a nation.