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Bethell, Leslie

Overview
Works: 161 works in 993 publications in 3 languages and 14,672 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Originator
Classifications: F1410, 980
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Most widely held works by Leslie Bethell
The Cambridge history of Latin America by Leslie Bethell( Book )

19 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an authoritative large-scale history of the whole of Latin America, from the first contacts between native American peoples and Europeans in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries to the present day
The abolition of the Brazilian slave trade : Britain, Brazil and the slave trade question, 1807-1869 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

36 editions published between 190 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: When at the beginning of the nineteenth century Britain launched her crusade against the transatlantic slave trade, Brazil was one of the greatest importers of African slaves in the New World. Negro slavery had been the cornerstone of the Brazilian economy and of Brazilian society for over 200 years and the slave population of Brazil required regular replenishment through the trade. In this detailed study Dr Bethell explains how during the period of Brazilian independence from Portugal, Britain forced the Brazilian slave trade to be declared illegal, why it proved impossible to suppress it for twenty years afterwards and how it was finally abolished. He covers a major aspect of the history of the international abolition of the slave trade and slavery and makes an important contribution to the study of Anglo-Brazilian relations which were dominated - and damaged - by the slave trade question for more than half a century
A cultural history of Latin America : literature, music, and the visual arts in the 19th and 20th centuries by Leslie Bethell( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work brings together chapters from Volumes III, IV, and X of "The Cambridge History of Latin America" on literature, music, and the visual arts in Latin America during the 19th and 20th centuries. Essays include literature, music and art from c.1820-1870 and from 1870-c.1920
Cuba : a short history by Leslie Bethell( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together four chapters from volumes III, V and VII of "The Cambridge History of Latin America", aiming to provide scholars, students and general readers with a concise history of this important island nation. It covers Cuba's development from the mid-18th century
Latin America between the Second World War and the Cold War, 1944-1948 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of this volume is to establish that the period between the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the Cold War (1944-5 to 1947-8), hitherto neglected, represents an important conjuncture in the political and social history of Latin America in the twentieth century. The volume contains, besides an introduction and a conclusion by the editors, case studies of eleven of the twenty Latin American republics. Despite differences of political regime, different levels of economic and social development, and different relations with the region's hegemonic power - the United States - there are striking similarities in the experiences of the majority of the Latin American republics in this period. For most of Latin America it can be divided into two phases. The first, coinciding with the Allied victory in the Second World War, was characterized by three distinct but interrelated phenomena: democratization, with a relatively high level of middle-class and working-class participation; a shift to the Left, both communist and noncommunist; and unprecedented labor militancy. In the second phase, coinciding with the onset of the Cold War and completed almost everywhere by 1948, labor was disciplined by the state and in many cases excluded from politics; communist parties almost everywhere suffered proscription and severe repression; reformist, "progressive" parties moved to the Right - the democratic advance was for the most part contained, and in some cases reversed. An opportunity, however limited, for significant political and social change, as well as for the first steps perhaps toward a Latin American version of social democracy, was lost. Instead, the institutional and ideological foundations were laid for Latin America's postwar "model" of economic growth without equity within a context of, at best, fragile and intermittent democracy
Brazil since 1930 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

94 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge History of Latin America, the first large-scale authoritative survey of Latin American history from ca. 1500 to the present day, is a work of international collaborative scholarship. It aims to provide a high-level synthesis of existing knowledge in chapters written by leading scholars in their fields. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay. Volume 9: Brazil since 1930 is the final volume of the 12 volume History to be published. It examines the profound political, economic, and social changes experienced by Brazil in the 70 years from 1930 to the present day. Part I consists of four chapters on politics in Brazil: 1930-45, 1945-64, 1964-85, and 1985-2002. Part II consists of three chapters on the Brazilian economy: 1930-80, 1980-94, and 1994-2004, and one chapter on social continuity and social change in Brazil from 1930 to 2000
Mexico since independence by Leslie Bethell( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From independence to the Liberal Republic, 1821-1867 / Jan Bazant -- The Liberal Republic and the Porfiriato, 1867-1910 / Friedrich Katz --The Mexican Revolution, 1910-20 / John Womack, Jr. -- Revolution and reconstruction in the 1920s / Jean Meyer -- The rise and fall of Cardenismo, c.1930-c.1946 / Alan Knight -- Mexico since 1946:dynamics of an authoritorian regime / Peter H. Smith
Argentina since independence by Leslie Bethell( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argentina Since Independence brings together seven chapters from Volumes III, V and VIII of The Cambridge History of Latin America to provide in a single volume an economic, social, and political history of Argentina since independence. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay
Colonial Brazil by Leslie Bethell( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonial Brazil is a selection of chapters from the Cambridge History of Latin America volumes 1 and 2 brought together to provide a continuous history of the Portuguese Empire in Brazil from the beginning of the sixteenth to the beginning of the nineteenth centuries. The chapters cover early Portuguese settlement, political and economic structures, plantations and slavery, the gold rushes, the impact of colonial rule on Indian societies, imperial reorganization in the eighteenth century, and demographic and economic change during the final decades of the empire
Chile since independence by Leslie Bethell( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile Since Independence brings together four chapters from Volumes III, V and VIII of The Cambridge History of Latin America to provide in a single volume an economic, social, and political history of Chile since independence. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay
Latin America : economy and society, 1870-1930 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonial Spanish America by Leslie Bethell( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Independence of Latin America by Leslie Bethell( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Independence of Latin America is a selection of chapters from the Cambridge History of Latin America, Volume 3. The first chapter deals with the origins of independence from Spain; the next two consider the struggle for independence in Mexico and Central America and in Spanish South America. The independence of Brazil is discussed in a separate chapter, while the final chapters examine the relationship of the newly independent countries with the rest of the world and the role of the Church in the independence of Latin America
Ideas and ideologies in twentieth century Latin America by Leslie Bethell( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge History of Latin America is a large scale, collaborative, multi-volume history of Latin America during the five centuries from the first contacts between Europeans and the native peoples of the Americas in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries to the present. Ideas and Ideologies in Twentieth-Century Latin America brings together chapters from Volumes IV, VI, and IX of The Cambridge History to provide in a single volume the economic, social and political ideologies of Latin America since 1870. This, it is hoped, will be useful for both teachers and students of Latin American history and of contemporary Latin America. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay
Central America since independence( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazil : empire and republic, 1822-1930 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Cambridge History of Latin America presents a large-scale authoritative survey of Latin America's unique historical experience from the first contact between Indians and Europeans at the end of the fifteenth century to the present day. Brazil: Empire and Republic, 1822-1930 is a selection of five chapters from volumes III and IV - three on the Empire (1822-89) and two on the First Republic (1889-1930) - brought together to provide a continuous history of Brazil from independence in 1822 to the Revolution of 1930. A chapter on the separation of Brazil from Portugal (1808-22) forms an introduction to the volume and a link with Colonial Brazil, a collection of chapters drawn from volumes I and II of the Cambridge History of Latin America. Bibliography essays are included for all chapters. The book will be a valuable text for both teachers and students of Latin American history
Latin America : economy and society since 1930 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For review see: G. Pope Atkins, in The Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR), vol. 77, no. 1 (February 1997); p. 77-78
Spanish America after independence, c. 1820-c. 1870 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin America since 1930 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

37 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wide ranging history of Latin America begins with colonial Latin America and the native American population. The subsequent volumes cover each century up until the late 20th century with contributions from experts in the subjects
Latin America : politics and society since 1930 by Leslie Bethell( Book )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge History of Latin America is a large scale, collaborative, multi-volume history of Latin America spanning the five hundred years between the late fifteenth century to the present
 
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Bethell, Leslie 1937-

Bethell, Leslie (Leslie Michael), 1937-

Bethell, Leslie Michael 1937-

Leslie Bethell British historian

Leslie Bethell historicus uit Brazilië

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The abolition of the Brazilian slave trade : Britain, Brazil and the slave trade question, 1807-1869A cultural history of Latin America : literature, music, and the visual arts in the 19th and 20th centuriesCuba : a short historyLatin America between the Second World War and the Cold War, 1944-1948Brazil since 1930Mexico since independenceArgentina since independenceColonial Brazil