ISBN-10:
0520245016
ISBN-13:
9780520245013
Pub. Date:
01/25/2006
Publisher:
University of California Press
Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 3

Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean / Edition 3

by Peter Winn

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ISBN-13: 9780520245013
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 01/25/2006
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 715
Sales rank: 280,494
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 Contents

Preface to the 1999 Edition
Preface
A View from the South
Legacies of Empire
The Perils of Progress
A Second Independence?
Capital Sins
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
Endangered States
Making Revolution
North of the Border
Epilogue: Latin America and the Caribbean at 2000
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index

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