The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History

The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History

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This Oxford Handbook surveys the large and growing field of Latin American history by bringing together the principal themes and approaches over the past three decades. Essays address indigenous peoples of the region, colonial history, independence movements, rural history, slavery and race, European and Asian immigration, labor movements, gender and sexuality, popular religion, family and childhood, economic history, politics, and disease and medicine. The contributors include top scholars in the more

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  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 180.34 x 248.92 x 43.18mm | 1,020.58g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195166205
  • 9780195166200

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I cannot recommend this volume highly enough. It offers an exhilarating panorama of the wonderful historical research on Latin America carried out in the past quarter century. * Rebecca Earle, English Historical Review * It is impossible to do justice to all the contributions and the wealth of ideas and debates they present. Considering that this must have been a long-prepared and tightly organised project, it is striking how different the contributions are. * Michiel Baud, Journal of Latin American Studies *show more

About Jose C. Moya

Professor of History, Barnard College, Columbia University. Author of Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, 1850-1930 (California, 1998).show more

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