Capturing readers in a story exposing the complexities of a diverse region peopled by characters such as Cortes, Eva, and Juan Peron, Sister Inor Suarez and Che Guevara, John Chasteen focuses on the major events of Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Working within a chronological framework, this text incorporatres the histories of individual countries into the history of a region, providing students with a foundation for further study. It embraces race, class and gender as principle issues in the Latin American experience and recognizes relationships between sociocultural, political and economic forces.
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Descripción W. W. Norton & Company, 2000. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This amazingly brief history of Latin America will delight any reader. Fully informed by the latest scholarship, this cleverly written survey spans six centuries & covers twenty countries. John Charles Chasteen presents a compelling narrative of the Latin American experience, animated by stories about men & women from all walks of life, & enriched by insightful analysis. The famous & not so famous characters of Latin America are here: Cortes, Malinche, Moctezuma, Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz, Bolivar, Father Manuel Hidalgo, Juan & Evita Peron, and, of course, Che Guevara. This is a story of despair & hope, the processes of conquest & colonization, race mixing & class construction, revolution & republic formation, & the elusive quests for sustained economic growth & political & social equality. This beautifully written, concise history will be especially valuable for business & recreational travelers on their way to Latin America. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0393050483
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