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Latin America : conflict and creation : a historical reader

Author: E Bradford Burns
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fostering a better understanding of Latin America within an historical context, this fascinating collection of readings is based on the central theme and powerful drama of the two conflicting trends contributing to the nation-building in Latin American; these being the imposition of first European and then U.S. institutions from the 16th century onward and the local efforts to alter them. Within that theme, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
College readers
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latin America.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1993
(OCoLC)657065106
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E Bradford Burns
ISBN: 0135262607 9780135262603
OCLC Number: 25631325
Description: xii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The encounter --
Patterns for wealth --
Patterns for power --
Modernity vies with tradition --
Latin Americans define themselves --
The quest for economic development --
The revolutionary option --
A lingering legacy.
Responsibility: edited by E. Bradford Burns.

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