Home » Nonfiction » Cyrus Veeser » A World Safe for Capitalism

October 28 , 2009

A World Safe for Capitalism

Dollar Diplomacy and America's Rise to Global Power


A World Safe for Capitalism unravels a little-known incident: a Wall Street corporation's takeover of the foreign debt, national railroad, and national bank of the Dominican Republic in the 1890s. Working with the republic's tyrannical president, the American firm tried to turn self-sufficient peasants into cash-crop farmers, with disastrous results. By 1904, the company's narrow pursuit of profit clashed with Theodore Roosevelt's goal of making the United States a great power, thus triggering a sweeping new policy-the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine. Praised by Diplomatic History as "a model of globe-trotting multiarchival research," this exciting history covers events in New York, Washington, Santo Domingo, Brussels, and London.

Date release: January 22, 2005

Nonfiction, History
World, Safe, Capitalism, Cyrus, Veeser, download, ePUB 2, FB2, Microsoft Reader (LIT)

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $28.49. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «A World Safe for Capitalism»:

Download ePUB 2:


Download FB2:


Download Microsoft Reader (LIT):