An Unwanted War: The Diplomacy of the United States and Spain Over Cuba, 1895-1898

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UNC Press Books, 24 abr 2014 - 320 páginas
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Offner clarifies the complex relations of the United States, Spain, and Cuba leading up to the Spanish-American War and contends that the war was not wanted by any of the parties but was nonetheless unavoidable. He shows that a final round of peace negotiations failed in large part because internal political constraints limited diplomatic flexibility.

 

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An unwanted war: the diplomacy of the United States and Spain over Cuba, 1895-1898

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The Spanish-American War of 1898 has not received nearly as much detailed study as other American wars. Compared with such great conflicts as the Civil War and World War I, this small, swift war, with ... Leer reseña completa

Índice

Three Perspectives
1
CHAPTER 2 Cuba Cleveland and Cánovas
17
CHAPTER 3 McKinley and Cánovas
37
CHAPTER 4 The Woodford Mission
54
CHAPTER 5 Sagastas Cuban Reforms
68
CHAPTER 6 Failure of Cuban Reforms
86
The de Lôme Letter and the Maine Disaster
111
CHAPTER 8 Backdrop for Diplomacy
127
CHAPTER 11 Descent into War
177
CHAPTER 12 Preliminaries to Peace
194
CHAPTER 13 The Peace Protocol
209
CHAPTER 14
225
Appendix
237
Notes
239
Bibliography
279
Index
297

CHAPTER 9 Failure to Solve the Crisis
143
CHAPTER 10 Spanish Suspension of Hostilities
159

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