History of Modern Latin America

1800 to the Present
Product Number: EB00629767
Released: Dec 22, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118772492
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

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 people from a diverse array of social, racial, and ethnic backgrounds -Features first-hand accounts, documents, and excerpts from fiction interspersed throughout the narrative to provide tangible examples of historical ideas -Examines gender and its influence on political and economic change and the important role of popular culture, including music, art, sports, and movies, in the formation of Latin American cultural identity  -Includes all-new study questions and topics for discussion at the end of each chapter, plus comprehensive updates to the suggested readings

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Author(s): Teresa A. Meade
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Nov 04, 2015

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