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Born in blood & fire : a concise history of Latin America

Born in blood & fire : a concise history of Latin America

Author: John Charles Chasteen
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
"Born in Blood and Fire" spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a concise, compelling narrative of the Latin American experience, animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis. -- From publisher's description.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Charles Chasteen
ISBN: 9780393283051 0393283054
OCLC Number: 945693843
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 356, A50 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Welcome to Latin America --
Encounter --
Colonial crucible --
Independence --
Postcolonial blues --
Progress --
Neocolonialism --
Nationalism --
Revolution --
Reaction --
Neoliberalism and beyond.
Other Titles: Born in blood and fire
Responsibility: John Charles Chasteen.


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