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The history of Chile

Author: John Lawrence Rector
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The History of Chile provides an up-to-date historical overview of this complex and fascinating country. Beginning with a survey of the land, people, and current government of contemporary Chile, the book then traces the chronological story of Chile. Ten chapters follow the details of Chilean history from the indigenous peoples to the democratic transition after the Pinochet dictatorship. Also included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rector, John Lawrence, 1943-
History of Chile.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lawrence Rector
ISBN: 0313016917 9780313016912
OCLC Number: 57417733
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 297 pages) : 1 map.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
A crazy geography --
Origins of the Chilean people, 500-1750 --
Independence, 1750-1830 --
Miners, merchants, and hacendados, 1830-61 --
The triumph of Congress, 1861-91 --
New classes and conflicts, 1891-1925 --
Experiments in democracy, 1925-58 --
Reform turns to Revolution, 1958-75 --
Military rule and neoliberalism, 1973-90 --
The democratic transition after 1990 --
Notable people in the history of Chile --
Glossary of selected terms.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: John L. Rector.

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?[A] useful volume which will prove interesting and readable to its intended audience, and will provide some new information on a somewhat neglected and at times misunderstood country, especially in Read more...

 
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