Latinoamerica : Presente y pasado

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Introduces readers to 15th century Europe and Columbus's life and first voyage. Covers the main pre-Columbian civilizations of the New World, the Spanish enterprise of exploration and conquest, and the colonial period of Spanish America. Describes the independence period of Spanish America and the emergence of the new Spanish American nations. Discusses the main intellectual, artistic and literary trends of 20th century Spanish America. Supplements readings with exercises that emphasize language acquisition of cultural material, test comprehension, and elicit readers' reactions to issues more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 172.72 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • Spanish
  • 0130169404
  • 9780130169402

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Prefacio. 1. Europa en la ?poca del descubrimiento de Am?rica. 2. Las grandes civilizaciones precolombinas (I). 3. Las grandes civilizaciones precolombinas (II). 4. La conquista de la Am?rica Hispana. 5. El sistema colonial. 6. Sociedad, vida y cultura en el mundo colonial. 7. El siglo XIX. La independencia y sus consecuencias. 8. Latinoam?rica a vista de p?jaro. 9. El siglo XX. Panorama latinoamericano. 10. La escena cultural hasta la Segunda Guerra Mundial. 11. La escena cultural desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial. 12. M?xico y su revoluci?n. 13. La Argentina y el mito de Per?n y Evita. 14. Revoluci?n en Cuba. 15. Las relaciones entre los Estados Unidos y Latinoam?rica. 16. Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos. Bibliografia. Vocabular?o. more

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