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Contemporary Latin America : 1970 to the present

Author: Robert H Holden; Rina Villars
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, a John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. publication, 2013. ©2013
Series: History of the contemporary world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contemporary Latin America presents the epochal political, economic, social, and cultural changes in Latin America over the last 40 years and comprehensively examines their impact on life in the region, and beyond. Provides a fresh approach and a new interpretation of the seismic changes of the last 40 years in Latin America. Introduces major themes from a humanistic and universal perspective, putting each subject
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holden, Robert H.
Contemporary Latin America.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, [2013]
(DLC) 2012020681
(OCoLC)793991523
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Holden; Rina Villars
ISBN: 9781405139700 1405139706 9781405139717 1405139714
OCLC Number: 788294028
Description: ix, 353 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is Latin America? --
Beliefs --
The demise of social revolution --
The armed forces bow to civilian rule --
The turning toward democracy --
Religion, politics and the state --
Lawless violence, impunity and the democratic transition --
The challenge of sustained growth --
Poor countries, rich countries --
Agonies of underdevelopment --
Education --
Research and communications --
Literature and the visual arts --
Cinema and sports --
The family women and sexuality --
Indigenous peoples and their movements --
Toward a Latin American community of nations?
Series Title: History of the contemporary world.
Responsibility: Robert H. Holden and Rina Villars.
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