U.S. Foreign Policy and Peru by Daniel A. SharpU.S. Foreign Policy and Peru by Daniel A. Sharp

U.S. Foreign Policy and Peru

byDaniel A. Sharp

Paperback | August 1, 2014

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This book presents the first authoritative and comprehensive account of the development of the Peruvian revolution of 1968. The study resulted from a team experiment in applied political science, economics, and sociology that maintained effective communications between Peru and the United States at many levels during the difficult years following the revolution. Each chapter is the result of continuous interaction between a leading authority and the major sectors of both societies. History is here presented in its diplomatic, social, economic, and cultural context.

The Peruvian and U.S. governments helped to define the subjects of greatest interest to their respective countries, and a systematic effort was made to find the leading authorities on each issue. Since one purpose of this volume is to affect policy by identifying new alternative policies, the papers included here were prepared specifically to be of value to policy makers.

This book was produced by a citizens’ constituency on U.S. foreign policy under the auspices of the Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs, the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, and the Johnson Foundation.

Daniel A. Sharp, who served as editor of the volume and director of the project, received a J.D. degree from Harvard University Law School and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He formerly served as director of the Staff Training Center of the Peace Corps and director of the Latin American and Education Programs of t...
Title:U.S. Foreign Policy and PeruFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2014Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292771878

ISBN - 13:9780292771871


Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The Context of U.S. Policy for Peru (Daniel A. Sharp)
  • 2. U.S. Relations with the Peruvian Military (Luigi Einaudi)
  • 3. The Fisheries Dispute (David C. Loring)
  • Critique of Mr. Loring’s Paper (Admiral Luis E. Llosa)
  • 4. International Lending Agencies (John P. Powelson)
  • 5. The United States and Agrarian Reform in Peru (John Strasma)
  • 6. The Indians (William P. Mangin)
  • 7. Diplomatic Protection of U.S. Business in Peru (Charles T. Goodsell)
  • 8. The Foreign Private Sector in Peru (Bruce A. Blomstrom and W. Bowman Cutter)
  • Statement from the Peruvian Private Sector
  • 9. U.S. Labor Policy (William J. McIntire)
  • 10. U.S. Labor Policy in Peru—Past and Future (William A. Douglas)
  • 11. Peruvian Educational Development (Robert G. Myers)
  • 12. U.S. Church-Financed Missions in Peru (Dan C. McCurry)
  • 13. Peru’s Relations with the United States and National Development Policy (Submitted by the Peruvian Government)
  • 14. U.S. Aid to Peru under the Alliance for Progress (Submitted by the Peru Desk of the U.S. Department of State)
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Project Participants and Sponsoring Organizations
  • Index

Editorial Reviews

"A remarkable and important book." - The Journal of Developing Areas - 197401