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A reference guide to Latin American history

Author: James D Henderson; Helen Delpar; Maurice Philip Brungardt; Richard N Weldon
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to Latin American history includes a chronology of key events from pre-Columbian history through the present, a thematic survey following each topic (economic change, cultural development, politics and government) across time, and 300 biographies of Latin Americans throughout history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Chronologies
Dictionaries
History
Chronology
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reference guide to Latin American history.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2000
(OCoLC)657015399
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Henderson; Helen Delpar; Maurice Philip Brungardt; Richard N Weldon
ISBN: 1563247445 9781563247446
OCLC Number: 41185126
Description: ix, 615 pages : maps ; 29 cm
Contents: General chronology --
The Americas: pre-Columbian to European conflict --
Colonial Latin America --
The struggle for independence, 1804-1825 --
Caudillos and conflict, 1826-1870 --
Incipient modernization and social change, 1871-1929 --
Economic nationalism and political protest, 1930-1959 --
Revolutionary movements and economic development, 1960-1989 --
Democracy and neoliberalism, 1990-1999 --
Topical chronology --
Society --
Politics and government --
Economic developments --
Culture --
Popular culture --
300 notable figures of Latin American history.
Responsibility: James D. Henderson, Helen Delpar, Maurice P. Brungardt [editors] ; Richard N. Weldon, technical editor.
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