Faces and Masks

Product Number: EB00315436
Released: Apr 29, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781480481411
Publisher: Open Road Media
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"A book as fascinating as the history it relates...?aleano is a satirist, realist, and historian." —Los Angeles TimesFor centuries, Europe's imperial powers brutally exploited the peoples and resources of the New World. While soldiers of fortune marched across continents in search of El Dorado, white settlers established plantations and trading posts along the coasts, altering the land and bringing disease and slavery with them. In the midst of a bloody collision of civilizations, the West has birthed new societies out of the old.In the second book of his Memory of Fire trilogy, Eduardo Galeano forges a new understanding of the Americas, history retold from a diverse collection of viewpoints. Spanning the end of empire and the age of revolutions, Faces and Masks brilliantly collects the strands of the past into an iridescent work of literature.

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Author(s): Eduardo Galeano
Series: Memory of Fire Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: Apr 29, 2014

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