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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 02 December 2022
  • ISBN : 0199929238
  • Page : 520 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters

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Now thoroughly updated in its eighth edition, Modern Latin America is a lively interpretive history that covers the continent from 1880 to the present, with a preliminary chapter providing context for the region back to 1492. Organized by country/region case studies, rather than chronologically, students are guided through the major countries of Latin America, with central themes including European-New World interaction, racial mixtures, military takeovers, and U.S. intervention in the area.

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Modern Latin America

Modern Latin America
  • Author : Thomas E. Skidmore,Peter H. Smith,James Naylor Green
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 0199929238
GET THIS BOOKModern Latin America

Now thoroughly updated in its eighth edition, Modern Latin America is a lively interpretive history that covers the continent from 1880 to the present, with a preliminary chapter providing context for the region back to 1492. Organized by country/region case studies, rather than chronologically, students are guided through the major countries of Latin America, with central themes including European-New World interaction, racial mixtures, military takeovers, and U.S. intervention in the area.

History of Modern Latin America

History of Modern Latin America
  • Author : Teresa A. Meade
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • ISBN : 9781118772485
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Now available in a fully-revised and updated second edition, A History of Modern Latin America offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the rich cultural and political history of this vibrant region from the onset of independence to the present day. Includes coverage of the recent opening of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba as well as a new chapter exploring economic growth and environmental sustainability Balances accounts of the lives of prominent figures with those of ordinary

Mass Migration to Modern Latin America

Mass Migration to Modern Latin America
  • Author : Samuel L. Baily,Eduardo José Míguez
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0842028315
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It is well known that large numbers of Europeans migrated overseas during the century preceding the Great Depression of 1930, many of them to the United States. What is not well known is that more than 20 percent of these migrants emigrated to Latin America, significantly influencing the demographic, economic, and cultural evolution of many areas in the region. Mass Migration to Modern Latin America includes original contributions from more than a dozen leading scholars of the innovative new Latin American migration

Modern Latin American Revolutions

Modern Latin American Revolutions
  • Author : Eric Selbin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-02-07
  • ISBN : 9780429974595
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In contrast to previous studies that have centered on the institutionalization of revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean, Modern Latin American Revolutions, Second Edition, introduces the concept of consolidation of the revolutionary process?the efforts of revolutionary leaders to transform society and the acceptance by a significant majority of the population of the core of the social revolutionary project. As a result, the spotlight is on people, not structures, and transformation, not simply revolutionary transition.The second edition of

Modern Latin America Since 1800

Modern Latin America Since 1800
  • Author : Mark Wasserman
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-09-26
  • ISBN : 9783030961855
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This textbook offers an interpretive overview of the history of the Latin American region since the mid-eighteenth century. Its central focus is the struggle of ordinary folks to control their daily lives. It examines the social, economic, and political institutions Latin Americans built and rebuilt, such as families, governments (from village to national levels), churches, political parties, labor unions, schools, and armies, through the lives of the people forged them. It explores the texture of everyday life.

Women and Gender in Modern Latin America

Women and Gender in Modern Latin America
  • Author : Pamela S. Murray
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 0415894557
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"A collection of documents that illuminate women's roles in modern Latin American history, including current writing by scholars in the field, and primary sources such as interviews, speeches, testimony, government documents, and private correspondence, with introductions by the editor. Topics covered include feminism; labor and economics; revolution; and sex, marriage, and motherhood"--

The Human Tradition in Modern Latin America

The Human Tradition in Modern Latin America
  • Author : William H. Beezley,Judith Ewell
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 0842026134
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"Reworks classic biographical approach to social-political history. Covers 1780 to present. Intended for the classroom"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Sources for Latin America in the Modern World

Sources for Latin America in the Modern World
  • Author : Virginia Garrard,Peter V. N. Henderson,Bryan McCann
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-06-15
  • ISBN : 0199340242
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Latin America in the Modern World is the first text to situate the history of Latin American into a wider, global narrative, and it does so without de-emphasizing the distinctive experiences of each of the Latin American countries. Focusing on five themes - state formation; the construction ofnational identity through popular culture and religion; economics and commodities; race, class, and gender; and the environment, and written by leading scholars, Latin America in the Modern World provides students today with an

The Roman Catholic Church in Modern Latin America

The Roman Catholic Church in Modern Latin America
  • Author : Karl Michael Schmitt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1972
  • ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023187120
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Modern Latin America in Social Science Literature

Modern Latin America in Social Science Literature
  • Author : Richard Fritz Walter Behrendt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1949
  • ISBN : UOM:39015078680264
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Problems in Modern Latin American History

Problems in Modern Latin American History
  • Author : John Charles Chasteen,James A. Wood
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 0842050604
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This is a completely revised and updated edition of SR Books' classic text, Problems in Modern Latin American History. This book has been brought up to date by Professors John Charles Chasteen and James A. Wood to reflect current scholarship and to maximize the book's utility as a teaching tool. The book is divided into 13 chapters, with each chapter dedicated to addressing a particular 'problem' in modern Latin America-issues that complement most survey texts. Each chapter includes an interpretive essay

Negotiating Identities in Modern Latin America

Negotiating Identities in Modern Latin America
  • Author : Hendrik Kraay
  • Publisher : University of Calgary Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 9781552382295
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An interdisciplinary collection of essays, addressing such diverse topics as the history of Brazilian football and the concept of masculinity in the Mexican army. It provides insights into questions of identity in 19th- and 20th-century Latin America. It analyses a variety of identity-bearing groups, from small-scale communities to nations.

Problems in Modern Latin American History

Problems in Modern Latin American History
  • Author : James A. Wood,John Charles Chasteen
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-01-16
  • ISBN : 9780742557901
GET THIS BOOKProblems in Modern Latin American History

Now in its third edition, this leading reader has been updated to make it even more relevant to the study of contemporary Latin America. This edition includes an entirely new chapter, 'The New Left Turn,' and the globalization chapter has been thoroughly revised to reflect the rapid pace of change over the past five years. The book continues to offer a rich variety of materials that can be tailored to the needs of individual instructors. The reader's unique and

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Culture

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Culture
  • Author : John King
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-04
  • ISBN : 0521636515
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Modern Latin America

Modern Latin America
  • Author : Thomas E. Skidmore,Peter H. Smith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1997-01
  • ISBN : 0195100174
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This popular text, now in its fourth edition, is a lively interpretive history that has been brought up to date in all areas, including the ongoing war against international drug trafficking, the difficulties and promises of NAFTA, the increasing trend toward democratic and pluralist politics, and the large-scale immigration of Latin Americans into the United States. As in earlier editions, the authors use an in-depth case-study approach that guides students through the major countries of Latin America, highlighting central themes