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Modern Latin America / Thomas E. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith.

Skidmore, Thomas E. (Author). Smith, Peter H. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library F1413 .S55 2001 37684000742005 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0195129954 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 0195129962 (paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 466 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-451) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Why Latin America? -- The colonial foundations, 1492-1880s -- The transformation of modern Latin America, 1880s-1990s -- Argentina: prosperity, deadlock, anti-change -- Chile: socialism, repression, and democracy -- Brazil: development for whom? -- Peru: soldiers, oligarchs, and Indians -- Mexico: the taming of a revolution -- Cuba: late colony, first socialist state -- The Caribbean: colonies and mini-states -- Central America: colonialism, dictatorship, and revolution -- Latin America, the United States, and the world -- What future for Latin America? -- Statistical appendix -- Heads of state.
Subject: Latin America > History

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