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Latin America The People and Their History

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ISBN-10: 0618914773

ISBN-13: 9780618914777

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: William H. Beezley, Colin MacLachlan

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This text describes the living, evolving cultural experience of Latin America. The authors place key elements to understanding both the region's history and its present, people, places, politics, economics, and cultures, into historical perspective.
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Book details

List price: $168.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

1. The Indigenous and Colonial Legacies Latin America's Geographic Setting The Indigenous Legacies The European Era, 1492-1703 2. Politics Enlightened and Independent States, to ca. 1850 Liberal Regimes and Revolutionary Eras, ca. 1850-1929 Heyday of the Nation-State, 1930 to the 1980s Democratization and Local Regimes, 1980 to the Present 3. Traditional Economies Brazil's Economy in the Nineteenth Century The Spanish-American Economy in the Nineteenth Century Technology and the Export Economy Mobilizing Capital Prosperity and Its Strains Reevaluating the Export Economy 4. Modern Economies Import Substitution--The First Stage, 1930-1955 Import Substitution--The Later State, 1955-1970 The…