skip to content
Born in blood and fire : a concise history of Latin America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Born in blood and fire : a concise history of Latin America

Author: John Charles Chasteen
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a concise, compelling narrative of the Latin American experience animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis. Rather than a country-by-country history, Chasteen takes a more integrative approach within a chronological outline. Chapters are broken down into recognizable periods from 1492 to
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Charles Chasteen
ISBN: 9780393911541 0393911543
OCLC Number: 678536220
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 340, A34 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Encounter ; Countercurrents: Friar Bartolomé de las Casas --
Colonial crucible ; Countercurrents: colonial rebellions --
Independence ; Countercurrents: The gaze of outsiders --
Postcolonial blues ; Countercurrents: the power of outsiders --
Progress ; Countercurrents: International wars --
Neocolonialism ; Countercurrents: New immigration to Latin America --
Nationalism ; Countercurrents: Populist leaders of the twentieth century --
Revolution ; Countercurrents: Liberation theology --
Reaction ; Countercurrents ; La violencia, Pablo Escobar, and Colombia's long torment --
Neoliberalism.
Responsibility: John Charles Chasteen.

Abstract:

The most readable and highly regarded history of Latin America for our times.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/678536220>
library:oclcnum"678536220"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/678536220>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"3rd ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2011"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description"Encounter ; Countercurrents: Friar Bartolomé de las Casas -- Colonial crucible ; Countercurrents: colonial rebellions -- Independence ; Countercurrents: The gaze of outsiders -- Postcolonial blues ; Countercurrents: the power of outsiders -- Progress ; Countercurrents: International wars -- Neocolonialism ; Countercurrents: New immigration to Latin America -- Nationalism ; Countercurrents: Populist leaders of the twentieth century -- Revolution ; Countercurrents: Liberation theology -- Reaction ; Countercurrents ; La violencia, Pablo Escobar, and Colombia's long torment -- Neoliberalism."@en
schema:description"Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a concise, compelling narrative of the Latin American experience animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis. Rather than a country-by-country history, Chasteen takes a more integrative approach within a chronological outline. Chapters are broken down into recognizable periods from 1492 to the present."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796446925>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Born in blood and fire : a concise history of Latin America"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.