The Penguin History Of Latin America

Author: Edwin Williamson
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141937440
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Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portugese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of upheaval, revolution and modernization up to the present day, looking in detail at Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Cuba, and gives an overview of the cultural developments that have made Latin America a source of fascination for the world. 'A first-rate work of history ... His cool, scholarly gaze and synthesizing intelligence demystify a part of the world peculiarly prone to myth-making ... This book covers an enormous amount of ground, geographically and culturally' Tony Gould, Independent on Sunday
The Penguin History Of Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Edwin Williamson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-31 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portugese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of upheaval, revolution and modernization up to the present day, looking in detail at Argentina, Mexico,
The Penguin History of Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Edwin Williamson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-23 - Publisher: Penguin

Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portugese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of upheaval, revolution and modernization up to the present day, looking in detail at Argentina, Mexico,
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Pages: 1280
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Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-28 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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El Norte
Language: en
Pages: 649
Authors: Carrie Gibson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-05 - Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

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Language: en
Pages: 768
Authors: Gavin O'Toole
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-12 - Publisher: Routledge

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