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Latin America 1810-2010 : dreams and legacies

Author: Claude Auroi; Aline Helg
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press, ©2012.
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Analyses the Latin American issues in their historical course since independence (beginning 1810) and its aftermath, up to the contemporary period. This title focuses on political, economic,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Auroi; Aline Helg
ISBN: 9781848168466 1848168462
OCLC Number: 751836216
Description: xxix, 538 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Latin America in 2010 : geopolitical shift and strategic ambitions / Alain Rouquié --
Decolonisation in Latin America : its trail-blazing role for decolonisation in other parts of the world / Marcelo G. Kohen and Katherine Del Mar --
Latin America in the League of Nations : Bolívar's dream come true? / Yannick Wehrli --
Shifting position to the global South : Latin America's initiatives in the early years at the United Nations / Corinne A. Pernet --
New transcontinental configurations : the US Latinos / Yvette Sánchez --
Patterns of protest and revolution in Latin America : 1810-1910-2010 / Alan Knight --
Education, citizenship, and decentralization in the Latin American bicentenary : the Chilean case / Oscar Corvalán Vásquez --
Peru : nation-state and multicultural society / José Marín Gonzáles --
Interpretation of self-determination right of indigenous peoples in Colombia after ratification of ILO Convention 169 / Leonardo Rodríguez Pérez --
A political ecology of Latin American forests through time / Marc Hufty --
Rural areas vs. cities in Latin American history / Claude Auroi --
Is growth driven by external demand a solution to economic crises? / Pierre Salama --
Foreign investment in Latin America : between love and hatred / Jorge A. Viñuales and Magnus Jesko Langer --
Latin American regionalism and the role of UN-ECLAC, 1948-2010 / Edgard Moncayo, Philippe de Lombaerde and Oscar Guinea Ibáñez --
NAFTA : springboard or trap? / Christian Deblock --
The religious field in Latin America : autonomy and fragmentation / David Lehmann --
Indigenous peoples in Latin America between assimilation, disappearance, mestizaje and re-emergence : the Argentine case / Sabine Kradolfer --
Afro-Latin Americans and the limits of equal rights : 1810-1910-2010 / Aline Helg --
What shall become of us without any barbarians? : Central American gangs and the utopia of civilization in Latin America / Dennis Rodgers.
Responsibility: Claude Auroi, Aline Helg, editors.
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