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A history of Latin America

Author: Benjamin Keen; Keith Haynes
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Keen; Keith Haynes
ISBN: 9780618783182 0618783180
OCLC Number: 243467297
Description: xxiv, 592, I-35 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: The colonial heritage of Latin America. Ancient America --
Hispanic background --
Conquest of America --
Economic foundations of colonial life --
State, church, and society --
Colonial Brazil --
Bourbon reforms and Spanish America --
Independence of Latin America --
Part 2: Latin American in the nineteenth century. Decolonization and the search for national identities, 1821-1870 --
Race, nation, and the meaning of freedom, 1821-1888 --
The triumph of neocolonialism and the liberal states, 1870-1900 --
Part 3: Latin America since 1900. Forging a new nation: the Mexican revolution and the populist challenge --
Brazil: populism and the struggle for democracy in a multiracial society --
Argentina : populism, the military, and the struggle for democracy --
Cuba: the revolutionary socialist alternative to populism --
Storm over the Andes : indigenous rights and the corporatist military altlernative --
Chile: the democratic socialist alternative --
Twilight of the tyrants: revolution and prolonger popular war in Central America. Lands of Bolívar : military crisis, state repression, and popular democracy --
Deconstructing the state: dictatorship and neoliberal markeets --
Transcending neoliberalism: electoral Engaños and popular resistance to the dictatorship of markets --
Two Americas: United States--Latin American relations.
Responsibility: Benjamin Keen, Keith Haynes.


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