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Latin America: An Interpretive History (9th Edition) (Pearson Custom Library: World History/Meridians)

 
 
 
 
Latin America: An Interpretive History (9th Edition) (Pearson Custom Library: World History/Meridians)
Author: Julie A. Charlip - E. Bradford Burns
ISBN 13: 9780205708352
ISBN 10: 205708358
Edition: 9
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-08-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $103.60
 
 

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)