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New History of Modern Latin America - (Paperback)

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A New History of Modern Latin America provides an engaging and readable narrative history of the nations of Latin America from the Wars of Independence in the nineteenth century to the democratic turn in the twenty-first. This new edition of a well-known text has been revised and updated to include the most recent interpretations of major themes in the economic, social, and cultural history of the region to show the unity of the Latin America experience while exploring the diversity of the region’s geography, peoples, and cultures. It also presents substantial new material on women, gender, and race in the region.  Each chapter begins with primary documents, offering glimpses into moments in history and setting the scene for the chapter, and concludes with timelines and key words to reinforce content. Discussion questions are included to help students with research assignments and papers.

Both professors and students will find its narrative, chronological approach a useful guide to the history of this important area of the world.
Number of Pages: 685
Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Author: Lawrence A. Clayton & Michael L. Conniff & Susan M. Gauss
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2017
TCIN: 52834458
UPC: 9780520289024
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-7993
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