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Born in Blood and Fire : Concise History of Latin America

Born in Blood and Fire : Concise History of Latin America - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0393927696

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Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 2006
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Born in Blood and Fire : Concise History of Latin America - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0393927696

John Charles Chasteen

ISBN13: 978-0393927696
ISBN10: 0393927695
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Adopted at over 450 colleges and universities in its First Edition, Born in Blood and Fire has quickly become the standard survey history of Latin America. Drawing on the most current scholarship, this concise text presents a direct, compelling narrative that spans six centuries and twenty countries.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Maps ix

Acknowledgment xi

Time Line xii

Introduction 1

1 Encounter 11

Countercurrents: Friar Bartolomé de las Casas 43

2 Colonial Crucible 49

Countercurrents: Colonial Rebellions 81

3 Independence 87

Countercurrents: The Gaze of Outsiders 111

4 Postcolonial Blues 117

Countercurrents: The Power of Outsiders 144

5 Progress 149

Countercurrents: International Wars 177

6 Neocolonialism 181

Countercurrents: New Immigration to Latin America 211

7 Nationalism 217

Countercurrents: Populist Leaders of the Twentieth Century 248

8 Revolution 253

Countercurrents: Liberation Theology 280

9 Reaction 285

Countercurrents: La Violencia, Pablo Escobar, and Colombia's Long Torment 313

10 Neoliberalism 319

Glossary A1

Further Acknowledgments A9

Index A11

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