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When Right Really Means Left: A Case Study of Anti-Communist Dictatorships as Collectivist Regimes Nevin Gussack

When Right Really Means Left: A Case Study of Anti-Communist Dictatorships as Collectivist Regimes

Nevin Gussack

Published May 29th 2015
ISBN : 9781514141861
Paperback
270 pages
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Traditionally, observers would characterize the Cold War-era anti-communist dictatorships as tools of capitalists and landowners who maintained heavy influence over the political leadership. In the book When Right Really Means Left, author NevinMoreTraditionally, observers would characterize the Cold War-era anti-communist dictatorships as tools of capitalists and landowners who maintained heavy influence over the political leadership. In the book When Right Really Means Left, author Nevin Gussack dispels this popular notion. He documents how the rightwing anti-communist dictatorships espoused their own version of nationalist collectivism, heavily intervened in their domestic economies, and even carried out double dealings with communist powers. Readers will learn: >The close relations between Francos Spain and communist Cuba. >Soviet, Libyan, and Cuban assistance to Argentina during the 1982 Falklands War. >How the early Afrikaner Nationalists considered themselves virulently opposed to capitalism. >How Pinochet of Chile sold weapons to Sandinista Nicaragua. And much more....