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Latin America : cultures in conflict

Author: Robert Clifford Williamson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a broad introduction to Latin America, ranging from religion and history to literature and education, with a focus on cultures and cultural change. It delves into the diverse realities of a continent in flux, the complexity of the continent, and the degree of contingency, conflict, and turmoil at play in the region.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Clifford Williamson
ISBN: 1403968853 9781403968852 1403968861 9781403968869
OCLC Number: 62084448
Description: v, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Latin America : change and diversity --
Geography : barriers and challenges --
An unfolding heritage --
Society, economy, and government --
Identity, modernity, and the arts --
Gender, socialization, and women's roles --
Marriage and the family --
Religion at the crossroads --
Education : a continuing challenge --
Communication, science, and technology --
Social structure and change : Latin America and the world.
Responsibility: Robert C. Williamson.
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