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short history of Latin America

Benjamin Keen

short history of Latin America

by Benjamin Keen

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p526-552. - Includes index.

StatementBenjamin Keen and Mark Wasserman.
ContributionsWasserman, Mark.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,574p. :
Number of Pages574
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21606932M

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, , A, I pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: pt. 1. The colonial heritage. This book covers well over years of Latin American history. It begins with a brief summary of European colonialism, laying the groundwork for the succeeding chapters on the history of the independent nation-states that make up modern Latin America. Presenting such a history is not easy: Latin America is immense and diverse;.

Walter LaFeber’s Inevitable Revolutions looks at the US/Latin-American relationship from a slightly different perspective. It complements Schoultz’s book well because it focuses, very specifically, on the countries of Central America. It covers a shorter timeframe, picking up when the United States first intervened militarily in Central America at the turn of the 20th century. The term Latin America primarily refers to the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries in the New the arrival of Europeans in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, the region was home to many indigenous peoples, a number of which had advanced civilizations, most notably from South; the Olmec, Maya, Muisca and Inca.

Volume one includes the colonial and independence eras up to , linking Latin America's economic history to the pre-Hispanic, European, and African background. It also synthesizes knowledge on the human and environmental impact of the Spanish conquest, the evolution of colonial economic institutions, and the performance of key sectors of the. Let’s move on to The Economic History of Latin America Since Independence by Victor Bulmer-Thomas.. This is more of an economic historian’s approach to what has happened in Latin America in the past years. Bulmer-Thomas, in a very carefully constructed book, explains why Latin American countries have failed to develop and how they have been seduced by the notion of exporting raw.


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