Latin America

Latin America : An Interdisciplinary Approach

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Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Approach presents a broad perspective of Latin America and highlights its major events, issues, and political, social, and economic changes. The book contains articles written by expert scholars representing different disciplines. The contributions included in the volume serve as an excellent starting point for students, scholars, and professionals interested in furthering their knowledge of Latin America.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 307 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 403.35mm | 450g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0820434795
  • 9780820434797

Table of contents

Contents: Timothy D. Murphy: Indians of Mesoamerica - G. Reginald Daniel: Either Black or White: Race Relations in Contemporary Brazil - Anita Herzfeld: Language and Identity in Central America: A History of Oppression, Struggle, and Achievement - Sarah C. Chambers: More Than Wives and Mothers: Women in Latin American History - C. Alejandra Elenes: Malinche, Guadalupe, and La Llorona: Patriarchy and the Formation of Mexican National Consciousness - Sarah Brooks/Christian Smith: The Catholic Church in Latin America: From Privilege to Protest - Miguel Angel Centeno: War in Latin America: The Peaceful Continent? - Satya R. Pattnayak: Development and Dependency in Latin America - Susan Randolph: Mixed Blessings of Foreign Capital Flows: Latin America's Record of Development Performance - Gustavo A. Alfaro: Five Hundred Years of Latin American Literature - Blas Puente-Baldoceda: The Indigenous and Neo-Indigenous Literature of Peru - Carol Callaway: Mexican Colonial Art and Architecture from the Conquest to Independence - Walter Aaron Clark: The Music of Latin America - Colleen Kattau: Latin American New Song - John Hess: "New" Latin American Cinema, 1954-1974.
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About Julio Lopez-Arias

The Editors: Julio López-Arias is Associate Professor at Ithaca College, New York where he teaches Spanish language, literature, culture, and civilization. He has published books and articles on Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American historiography and literature. Professor López-Arias received a graduate degree in Filosofía y Letras from the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca in Spain and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor where he also taught for six years.
Gladys M. Varona-Lacey is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Ithaca College where she teaches Spanish and Latin American literature. She has published articles and books in the field of Latin American literature. Professor Varona-Lacey obtained a certificate in Latin American Studies and a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Pittsburgh. She has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, and Harvard University.
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