Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 3

Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 3

by Peter Winn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520245016

ISBN-13: 9780520245013

Pub. Date: 01/25/2006

Publisher: University of California Press


Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, Americas examines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this new edition Peter Winn

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Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, Americas examines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this new edition Peter Winn has provided a new preface and made revisions throughout to include the most up-to-date information on changes and developments in Latin America since the last revised edition of 1999.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520245013
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/25/2006
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
715
Sales rank:
292,688
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the 1999 Edition
Preface
A View from the South
Legacies of Empire
The Perils of Progress
A Second Independence?
Capital Sins
Continent on the Move
Children of the Sun
A Question of Color
In Women's Hands
The Power and the Glory
The Magical and the Real
Endangered States
Making Revolution
North of the Border
Epilogue: Latin America and the Caribbean at 2000
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index

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