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Americas : study guide

Author: Bernadette M Orr; Bárbara Cruz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orr, Bernadette M.
Americas.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)663142140
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette M Orr; Bárbara Cruz
ISBN: 0195077938 9780195077933
OCLC Number: 26263911
Notes: "Americas [telecourse] is a coproduction of WGBH Boston and Central Television Enterprises for Channel 4, U.K., in association with the School for International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University, and Tufts University."
"The Americas study guide is part of a college credit course from The Annenberg/CPB Collection."
Description: xvii, 179 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: 1 The Introduction ; 2 Legacies of Empire: From Conquest to Independence ; 3 The Garden of Forking Paths: Dilemmas of National Development ; 4 Capital Sins: Authoritarianism and Democratization ; 5 Continent on the Move: Migration and Urbanization ; 6 Mirrors of the Heart: Color, Class, and Identity ; 7 In Women's Hands: The Changing Roles of Women ; 8 Miracles Are Not Enough: Continuity and Change in Religion ; 9 Builders of Images: Writers, Artists, and Popular Culture ; 10. Get up, Stand Up: The Problems of Sovereignty ; 11. Fire in the Mind: Revolutions and Revolutionaries ; 12. The Americans: Latin America and Caribbean Peoples in the United States ; 13. The Review
Other Titles: Americas (Television program)
Responsibility: Bernadette M. Orr with Bárbara Cruz.
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