The Dominican Republic: A National History

  • ISBN-13: 9781558765191
  • Author: Frank Moya Pons
  • Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishing Inc
  • Publication date: 2010-01-04
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 586
  • $50.82

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This updated and expanded edition extends the narrative from 1990 to the first decade of the present century, beginning with the collapse of the Dominican economy. In addition to the electoral fraud and constitutional reforms of 1994 and the return administration of Leonel Fernandez, the updated chapters focus on financial crises, the economic reforms of the 1990s, the free trade agreement with the United States, and party politics. They also take account of the recent Dominican electoral processes, the colossal and fraudulent banking crisis of 2002-2004, and the perpetuation of corruption as part of Dominican political culture.

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