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Latin America By E. Bradford Burns

Latin America
by E. Bradford Burns

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For courses in Modern Latin America, this updated seventh edition volume of Latin American history emphasizes both common themes and regional and national specificity. It 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.
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Latin America: A Concise Interpretive History by E. Bradford Burns

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.

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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.

Additional information

GOR007052663
Latin America: A Concise Interpretive History by E. Bradford Burns
E. Bradford Burns
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2001-10-19
378
0130195766
9780130195760
N/A
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