Originally published in 1991. Until almost the end of the 1980s, Paraguay and General Alfredo Stroessner were perceived as virtually synonymous in the minds of a whole generation. Indeed, this dictator often eclipsed the small, inland South American country over which he ruled for more than a third of a century. Riordan Roett and Richard Sacks ha
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Paraguayan History, 1524–1904 -- Modern Paraguayan History: The Twentieth Century -- The Paraguayan Economy -- Culture and Society -- Politics and Government -- International Relations
RIORDAN ROETT is the Sarita and Don Johnston Professor and Director of Latin American Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The John Hopkins University. He has authored or edited numerous articles and books on Brazil's political development, including Brazil in the Sixties, The Politics of Foreign Aid in the Brazilian Northeast, Brazil in the Seventies, and three previous editions of Brazil: Politics in a Patrimonial Society.