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Latin America: A Concise Interpretive History (7th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Latin America: A Concise Interpretive History (7th Edition)
Author: E. Bradford Burns - Julie A. Charlip
ISBN 13: 9780130195760
ISBN 10: 130195766
Edition: 7
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2001-10-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 378
List Price: $57.80
 
 

This book offers an integrated history of the entire region, with concern for both common themes and national specificity. Focusing on the juxtaposition of poor people and rich lands, it discusses imperialism, independence movements, emerging nations and states, the impact of the World Wars and the Cold War, revolutionary movements, and modern problems. A chronology, a glossary, tables of statistics, maps, and supporting documents are all provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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New edition of a standard work that explores some of the major forces that, through time, have shaped this region. Emphasis is on the Latin American's impulse to change. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)