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Author Sherman, John W., 1960-

Title Latin America in crisis / John W. Sherman.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  980.033 Sh55l    ---  Available
Description xiii, 217 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-205) and index.
Contents Introduction : why is Latin America poor -- A people of conquest -- The colonial centuries -- Progress and populism -- Nationalism and the military response -- Revolution in Central America -- Christianity and counterinsurgency -- The politics of control -- Big money : debt and wealth extraction -- Latin American in perpetual crisis -- Epilogue : a strange world.
Subject Poverty -- Latin America.
Human rights -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Politics and government.
Latin America -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 081333540X (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813335396 (alk. paper)

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