The Cambridge History of Latin Americaby Leslie Bethell
Pub. Date: 07/01/1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The volume consists of the separate histories of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and Panama. Part One covers in depth the history of Mexico. Part Two deals with the five countries of Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Part Three covers Cuba, including the revolution, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. The fourth and final section is devoted to Panama, with a separate chapter discussing the history of the Canal Zone up to 1979.
Table of ContentsList of maps; General preface; Preface to volume 7; Part I. Mexico: 1. Mexico, c.1930–46 Alan Knight; 2. Mexico since 1946 Peter H. Smith; Part II. Central America: 3. Central America since 1930: an overview Edelberto Torres Rica; 4. Guatemala since 1930 James Dunkerley; 5. El Salvador since 1930 James Dunkerley; 6. Honduras since 1930 Victor Bulmer-Thomas; 7. Nicaragua since 1930 Victor Bulmer-Thomas; 8. Costa Rica since 1930 Rodolfo Cerdas Cruz; Part III. The Caribbean: 9. Cuba, c.1930–59 Louis A. Perez; 10. Cuba since 1959 Jorge Dominguez; 11. The Dominican Republic since 1930 Frank Moya Pons; 12. Haiti since 1930 David Nicolls; 13. Puerto Rico since 1930 Robert W. Anderson; Part IV. Panama: 14. Panama since 1903 Michael Conniff; 15. The Panama Canal Zone, 1904–79 John Major; Bibliographical essays; Index.
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