Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.71(d)|
About the Author
Peter Winn is Professor of Latin American History and Director of Latin American Studies at Tufts University and a senior research associate at Columbia University's
Institute of Latin American Studies. He was academic director of the PBS series Americas: Latin America and the Caribbean, for which the first edition of this book was a companion volume.
Table of ContentsPreface to the 1999 Edition
A View from the South
Legacies of Empire
The Perils of Progress
A Second Independence?
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
North of the Border
Epilogue: Latin America and the Caribbean at 2000