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Americas : the changing face of Latin America and the Caribbean /
Peter Winn.
imprint
Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995]
description
xv, 639 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0520201817 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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author
imprint
Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995]
isbn
0520201817 (pbk. : alk. paper)
general note
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, c1992. With new pref.
catalogue key
1322574
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Long Description
Stunning in its sweep,Americasis the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago,Americasexamines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this new edition Peter Winn has provided a new preface and made revisions throughout to include the most up-to-date information on changes and developments in Latin America since the last revised edition of 1999.
Long Description
Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, Americas examines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this edition, Peter Winn has updated the book to take account of dramatic changes and developments in Latin America since 1994.
Main Description
Stunning in its sweep,Americasis the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago,Americasexamines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this edition, Peter Winn has updated the book to take account of dramatic changes and developments in Latin America since 1994.
Main Description
Stunning in its sweep, Americasis the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, Americasexamines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this edition, Peter Winn has updated the book to take account of dramatic changes and developments in Latin America since 1994.
Unpaid Annotation
Stunning in its sweep, "Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, "Americas examines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this edition, Peter Winn has updated the book to take account of dramatic changes and developments in Latin America since 1994.
Table of Contents
Preface to the 1999 Editionp. v
Prefacep. xi
A View from the Southp. 3
Legacies of Empirep. 33
The Perils of Progressp. 84
A Second Independence?p. 120
Capital Sinsp. 155
Continent on the Movep. 200
Children of the Sunp. 234
A Question of Colorp. 271
In Women's Handsp. 307
The Power and the Gloryp. 346
The Magical and the Realp. 394
Endangered Statesp. 442
Making Revolutionp. 492
North of the Borderp. 550
Epilogue: Latin America and the Caribbean at 2000p. 601
Notesp. 609
Illustration Creditsp. 621
Indexp. 625
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