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Author Skidmore, Thomas E.

Title Modern Latin America / Thomas E. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  980.03 Sk32m 1992    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xii, 449 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-435) and index.
Contents Why Latin America? -- The Colonial foundations, 1492-1889s --The transformation of modern Latin America, 1880s-1990s -- Argentina: from prosperity to deadlock -- Chile: socialism, repression, and democracy --Brazil: development for whom? --Peru: soldiers, oligarchs, and Indians --Mexico: the taming of a revolution -- Cuba: late colony, first socialist state -- The Caribbean: colonies and mini-states -- Central America: colonialism, dicatatorship, and revolution -- Latin America, the United States, and the world -- What future for Latin America?
Subject Latin America -- History -- 1830-
Added Author Smith, Peter H.
ISBN 0195076486(clth.)
0195076494 (pbk.)

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