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History of Modern Latin America 1800 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 1405120509

ISBN-13: 9781405120500

Edition: 2010

Authors: Teresa A. Meade

List price: $115.95
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This new history examines the experiences of people from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking areas of Latin America and the Caribbean from the onset of independence in the late 18th century until the present. With compelling prose, the book illustrates and analyzes the large and small events that make up history, the triumphs and defeats, and the work and everyday lives of men and women from many classes, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. Some of the broad themes of Latin American history modernization, dependency, revolution, neo-liberalism are constantly challenged by attention to the area's diversity. By interspersing accounts of the lives of the prominent and well-known with the…    
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Book details

List price: $115.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Introduction: People, places and things in modern Latin America
Pre-Colombian Latin America and European ExplorationI: The Nineteenth Century
The Road to Independence and Beyond
Fragmented Nationalism
The Twentieth Century
Popular Revolts, Socialism, and Internationalism
Labor, Immigration, National identity, Social/cultural Movements
Reform and Reaction
Neo-liberalism and Resistance
Into the Twenty-first Century
The Road Ahead