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Contemporary Latin America

1970 to the Present

Συγγραφέας: Holden Robert H. , Villars Rina
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405139717
Σειρά βιβλίου: Blackwell History of the Contemporary World
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 366
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x16
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Contemporary Latin America"

Contemporary Latin America presents the epochal political, economic, social, and cultural changes in Latin America over the last 40 years and comprehensively examines their impact on life in the region, and beyond. * Provides a fresh approach and a new interpretation of the seismic changes of the last 40 years in Latin America * Introduces major themes from a humanistic and universal perspective, putting each subject in a context that readers can understand and relate to * Focuses on Ibero-America'--Brazil and the eighteen countries that were formerly Spanish possessions- while offering valuable comparative views of the non-Iberian areas of the Caribbean * Emphasizes the global, regional and national dimensions of the region's recent past

Συγγραφέας/εις: Holden Robert H., Villars Rina
Κατηγορία: ιστορία
Σειρά βιβλίου: Blackwell History of the Contemporary World
ISBN: 9781405139717
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 28/09/2012
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 366
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Τόπος έκδοσης: Chicester
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 462 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x16 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, maps, figures
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012


List of Maps, Figures and Tables vii Series Editor s Preface viii Acknowledgments x Part I Latin America in a World Setting 1 Introduction 3 1 What Is Latin America? 5 2 Beliefs 20 Part II Government 41 Introduction 43 3 The Demise of Social Revolution 48 4 The Armed Forces Bow to Civilian Rule 67 5 The Turning toward Democracy 97 6 Religion, Politics and the State 113 7 Lawless Violence, Impunity and the Democratic Transition 127 Part III Wealth 143 Introduction 145 8 The Challenge of Sustained Growth 148 9 Poor Countries, Rich Countries 161 10 Agonies of Underdevelopment 185 Part IV Culture 207 Introduction 209 11 Education 211 12 Research and Communications 225 13 Literature and the Visual Arts 249 14 Cinema and Sports 263 Part V Communities 275 Introduction 277 15 The Family, Women and Sexuality 281 16 Indigenous Peoples and Their Movements 304 17 Toward a Latin American Community of Nations? 322 Sources Consulted 332 Index 342

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