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Latin America and Its People, Combined Volume (2nd Edition)

Latin America and Its People, Combined Volume (2nd Edition)
Author: Cheryl E. Martin - Mark Wasserman
ISBN 13: 9780205520534
ISBN 10: 205520537
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2007-03-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
List Price: $97.20

Offering a balance of social, political, environmental, and cultural history, Latin America and Its People looks at the whole of Latin America in a thematic rather than country-by-country approach. This engaging textbook emphasizes the stories of the diverse people of Latin America, their everyday lives, and the issues that affected them.

Written by two of the leading scholars in the field, Cheryl Martin and Mark Wasserman, Latin America and Its People presents a fresh interpretative survey of Latin American history from pre-Columbian times to the beginning of the Twenty-First Century. It examines the many institutions that Latin Americans have built and rebuilt - families, governments, churches, political parties, labor unions, schools, and armies - and it does so through the lives of the people who forged these institutions and later altered them to meet the changing circumstances.