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Latin America: An Interpretive History, 8th Edition

 
 
 
 
Latin America: An Interpretive History, 8th Edition
Author: Bradford E. Burns - Julie A. Charlip
ISBN 13: 9780131930438
ISBN 10: 131930435
Edition: 8
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-07-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $74.40
 
 

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)