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Modern Latin America

ISBN-10: 0199929238

ISBN-13: 9780199929238

Edition: 8th 2014

Authors: Thomas E. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith, James N. Green

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Now thoroughly updated in its eighth edition, Modern Latin America is a lively interpretive history and the leading text in the field. Featuring vivid, anecdotal illustrative boxes, the book uses case studies to discuss the major countries and themes of the region over the past 200 years. For each country, Thomas E. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith, and James N. Green examine such central themes as European-New World interaction, racial mixtures, military takeovers, and U.S. intervention in the area.New to this Edition* Two new chapters (15 and 16) examining Latin America's changing place in the world arena* Additional material on economic strategies and patterns of democratization* A four-color "photo album" in the middle of the book and additional maps and illustrations throughoutVisit the companion website at http://library.brown.edu/modernlatinamerica/.
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Book details

List price: $95.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Peter H. Smith is Associate Professor of Music Theory at the University of Notre Dame.