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The general's slow retreat : Chile after Pinochet /

This is an account of how Chile rebuilt its democracy after 17 years of military rule - with the former dictator, Augusto Pinochet, watching, and waiting, from the sidelines. Spooner discusses the major players, events, and institutions in Chile's recent political history, delving into such top...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Spooner, Mary Helen, (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • An uneasy transition
  • Transferring power
  • The conciliator
  • The commander
  • Truth and reconciliation
  • Building democracy
  • Elections and the military
  • Politics and free speech
  • Justice delayed
  • London and Santiago
  • Consolidating democracy
  • The dictator's last bow
  • Unfinished business
  • Michelle Bachelet
  • Chile, post-Pinochet.