Latin American Lives

Latin American Lives

Selected Biographies From the Five-volume Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture

Book - 1998
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Collects the 3,000 biographies from the 1996 reference for schools that would like to include more about the region in the curriculum but cannot invest in the entire set. Stretches temporally from the ancient civilizations of the Olmec, Maya, and Chavin to the present day. Geographically, includes South and Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the historically Spanish borderlands north of the Rio Grande that are currently part of the US. Includes political leaders, artists, philosophers, religious figures, business leaders, educators, scientists, historians, military leaders, musicians and composers, and others who have had either a historical or a popular impact. Well cross-referenced. Moderately illustrated in black and white. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Library Reference USA, c1998
ISBN: 9780028650609
0028650603
Characteristics: vii, 1189 p. : ill. ; 29 cm

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