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Born in Blood & Fire By John Charles Chasteen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Born in Blood & Fire
by John Charles Chasteen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

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The most readable and highly regarded history of Latin America for our times.
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Born in Blood & Fire: A Concise History of Latin America by John Charles Chasteen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a compelling narrative of the Latin American experience, animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis. This is a story of despair and hope, the processes of conquest and colonization, race mixing and class construction, revolution and republic formation, and the elusive quests for sustained economic growth and political and social equality. Nearly 100,000 copies sold!

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About John Charles Chasteen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)


John Charles Chasteen is Professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the highly acclaimed translator of Tulio Halperin Donghi's The Contemporary History of Latin America. He is also the author of Heroes on Horseback: The Life and Times of the Last Gaucho Caudillos; National Rhythms, African Roots: The Deep History of Latin American Popular Dance; and Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: First Stop, the Present Chapter 2: Encounter Chapter 3: Colonial Crucible Chapter 4: Independence Chapter 5: Postcolonial Blues Chapter 6: Progress Chapter 7: Neocolonialism Chapter 8: Nationalism Chapter 9: Revolution Chapter 10: Reaction Chapter 11: Neoliberalism

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Born in Blood & Fire: A Concise History of Latin America by John Charles Chasteen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
John Charles Chasteen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
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WW Norton & Co
2011-02-15
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