A History of Modern Latin America (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 2

A History of Modern Latin America (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 2

by Lawrence A. Clayton, Michael L. Conniff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534621589

ISBN-13: 9780534621582

Pub. Date: 08/03/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Unfamiliar with Latin American history? A HISTORY OF MODERN LATIN AMERICA is written just for you. The authors present main theories and analyses of the area's history, balancing economic, social and cultural views while expertly weaving in the history of minorities, women, the environment, culture, literature, and art. Primary documents begin each chapter,…  See more details below

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Unfamiliar with Latin American history? A HISTORY OF MODERN LATIN AMERICA is written just for you. The authors present main theories and analyses of the area's history, balancing economic, social and cultural views while expertly weaving in the history of minorities, women, the environment, culture, literature, and art. Primary documents begin each chapter, offering short glimpses into moments in history and setting the theme for the chapter to follow. Maps, images, bibliographies, discussion questions, and other study aids are included to help you with research assignments and papers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534621582
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
1,289,305
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents


Part One: INDEPENDENCE AND TURMOIL. 1. The Coming of Independence. 2. The Coming of Independence to South America. 3. The Independence Movements: On to Victory. 4. The Meaning of War, or the Heritage of Independence. 5. The Search for Political Order, 1830s-1850s. Part Two: NATION BUILDING. 6. Progress. 7. The Ways of Life. 8. The Development of Nations: Mexico and Central America. 9. The Development of Nations: South America. 10. The Cultural Milieu. 11. Changing Worlds and New Empires. Part Three: THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY. 12. Early Populism in South America. 13. Dictators of the Caribbean. 14. Panama, Brazil, and Peru. 15. Early Revolutionaries: Mexico, Brazil, and Nicaragua. Part Four: CONFRONTING GLOBAL CHALLENGES. 16. The 1930s: Years of Depression and Upheaval. 17. Race, Culture, and Gender. 18. Latin America in World War II. 19. The Classic Populists. Part Five: THE CONTEMPORARY ERA. 20. Mexico since World War II. 21. Colombian Conundrum. 22. Caribbean Basin Countercurrents. 23. The Cuban Revolution and Its Aftermath. 24. The National Security States. 25. Democratization and Conflict since 1980. 26. Into the Twenty-first Century.

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