Latin America : A Concise Interpretive History
For courses in Modern Latin America.This landmark volume of Latin American history weaves the history of an entire region into a coherent story that emphasizes both common themes and regional and national specificity. This unique narrative provides an interpretive history of Modern Latin America with a focus on the central dynamic of Latin American history-the enigma of poor people inhabiting rich lands. The Seventh Edition has been updated and modernized to reflect recent research, interpretations, and developments.
- Paperback | 378 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.3mm | 480.82g
- 06 Aug 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 7th edition
- illustrations, map
Table of contents
1. The Origins of a Multiracial Society. 2. The Institutions of Empire. 3. Independence. 4. New Nations. 5. The Emergence of the Modern State. 6. New Actors on an Old Stage. 7. The Past Challenged. 8. From World Wars to Cold War. 9. The Revolutionary Option. 10. Modern Problems. 11. The Enigma Remains. Appendix A: A Chronology of Significant Dates in Latin American History. Appendix B: Statistics on the Nations of Latin America. Appendix C: A Glossary of Spanish and Portuguese Terms. Appendix D: A Glossary of Concepts and Terms. Appendix E: The Novel as History: A Reading Guide. Index. List of Maps.