Born in Blood and Fire

Born in Blood and Fire

A Concise History of Latin America

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A history of Latin America spans six centuries and encompasses twenty countries as it discusses the people, events, and factors that shaped the region--including colonization, revolution, and the struggle for political and social equality.

Blackwell Publishing
Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a concise, compelling narrative of the Latin American experience animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis. Rather than a country-by-country history, Chasteen takes a more integrative approach within a chronological outline. Chapters are broken down into recognizable periods from 1492 to the present.

Updates to the Third Edition include increased coverage of colonialism, refined and nuanced discussion of nationalism, expanded treatment of the Cuban Revolution, updated coverage of current political issues and economic policy, and discussion of migratory issues in a hemispheric context.

Also Available by John Chasteen is a new companion reader, Born in Blood and Fire: Latin American Voices.

Publisher: New York : Norton, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393976137
Branch Call Number: 980 CHA
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm


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