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Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America - 3rd edition

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780393911541

ISBN10: 0393911543

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America by John Chasteen - ISBN 9780393911541
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
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Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America by John Chasteen - ISBN 9780393911541

ISBN13: 9780393911541

ISBN10: 0393911543

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 11

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Summary

John Chasteen has given us the most readable and highly regarded history of Latin America of our times.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

     List of Maps     9
    Time Line     10
    Acknowledgment     12
1.     First Stop, the Present     15
    Countercurrents: A Statistical Portrait     25
2.     Encounter     29
    Countercurrents: Friar Bartolome de las Casas     58
3.     Colonial Crucible     63
    Countercurrents: Colonial Rebellions     88
4.     Independence     93
    Countercurrents: The Gaze of Outsiders     114
5.     Postcolonial Blues     119
    Countercurrents: The Power of Outsiders     144
6.     Progress     149
    Countercurrents: More International Wars     175
7.     Neocolonialism     179
    Countercurrents: New Immigration to Latin America     207
8.     Nationalism     213
    Countercurrents: Populist Leaders of the Twentieth Century     240
9.     Revolution     245
    Countercurrents: Liberation Theology     270