Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America / Edition 2

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America / Edition 2

by John Charles Chasteen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393927695

ISBN-13: 9780393927696

Pub. Date: 10/14/2005

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Adopted at over 450 colleges and universities in its First Edition, Born in Blood and Fire has quickly become the standard survey history of Latin America.

Overview

Adopted at over 450 colleges and universities in its First Edition, Born in Blood and Fire has quickly become the standard survey history of Latin America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393927696
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/14/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 10.88(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Maps ix

Acknowledgment xi

Time Line xii

Introduction 1

1 Encounter 11

Countercurrents: Friar Bartolomé de las Casas 43

2 Colonial Crucible 49

Countercurrents: Colonial Rebellions 81

3 Independence 87

Countercurrents: The Gaze of Outsiders 111

4 Postcolonial Blues 117

Countercurrents: The Power of Outsiders 144

5 Progress 149

Countercurrents: International Wars 177

6 Neocolonialism 181

Countercurrents: New Immigration to Latin America 211

7 Nationalism 217

Countercurrents: Populist Leaders of the Twentieth Century 248

8 Revolution 253

Countercurrents: Liberation Theology 280

9 Reaction 285

Countercurrents: La Violencia, Pablo Escobar, and Colombia's Long Torment 313

10 Neoliberalism 319

Glossary A1

Further Acknowledgments A9

Index A11

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