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Contemporary Latin America: 1970 to the Present

Robert H. Holden and Rina Villars
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Book
Published
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Language
English
Series
A history of the contemporary world
History of the contemporary world
ISBN
9781405139700 (hbk.), 1405139706 (hbk.), 9781405139717 (pbk.), 1405139714 (pbk.)
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Summary
"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"--
Description
ix, 353 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-341) and index.
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