The Americas: A Hemispheric History

The Americas: A Hemispheric History

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812975545

ISBN-13: 9780812975543

Pub. Date: 01/17/2006

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

In this groundbreaking work, leading historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto tells the story of our hemisphere as a whole, showing why it is impossible to understand North, Central, and South America in isolation without turning to the intertwining forces that shape the region. With imagination, thematic breadth, and his trademark wit, Fernández-Armesto covers a…  See more details below

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In this groundbreaking work, leading historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto tells the story of our hemisphere as a whole, showing why it is impossible to understand North, Central, and South America in isolation without turning to the intertwining forces that shape the region. With imagination, thematic breadth, and his trademark wit, Fernández-Armesto covers a range of cultural, political, and social subjects, taking us from the dawn of human migration to North America to the Colonial and Independence periods to the “American Century” and beyond. Fernández-Armesto does nothing less than revise the conventional wisdom about cross-cultural exchange, conflict, and interaction, making and supporting some brilliantly provocative conclusions about the Americas’ past and where we are headed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812975543
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/17/2006
Series:
Modern Library Chronicles Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
961,315
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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