ISBN-10:
0817354646
ISBN-13:
9780817354640
Pub. Date:
12/24/2007
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Looking South: The Evolution of Latin Americanist Scholarship in the United States, 1850-1975

Looking South: The Evolution of Latin Americanist Scholarship in the United States, 1850-1975

by Helen Delpar

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ISBN-13: 9780817354640
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 12/24/2007
Edition description: 1
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 928,900
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Helen Delpar is Professor of History at The University of Alabama and author of  Red Against Blue: The Liberal Party in Colombian Politics, 1863-1899 andThe Enormous Vogue of Things Mexican: Cultural Relations between the United States and Mexico, 1920-1935.

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Beginnings     1
Laying the Foundations     25
Early Historians     33
The Rise of Anthropology     52
Geography and the Other Social Sciences     73
Latin Americanists and the World of Policy Making     90
Maturity and Institutionalization     109
A Decade of Expansion, 1935-1945     111
Marking Time, 1945-1958     129
The Boom Years, 1958-1975     153
Conclusion     184
Notes     191
Select Bibliography     227
Index     235

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