Keen's Latin American Civilization

Keen's Latin American Civilization

History and Society, 1492 to the Present

Book - 2009
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Keen's Latin American Civilization introduces readers to the sweeping panorama of Latin American history through a classic collection of primary documents. More than 140 readings, organized chronologically and placed in context by insightful introductory notes and essays, provide vivid glimpses of life in Latin America from the Conquest to the colonial and republican eras to contemporary Latin America. In the ninth edition, editors Robert Buffington and Lila Caimari document dramatic recent changes in Latin America, including the resurgence of leftist governments in South and Central America, the feminization of politics from the grassroots to the presidency, the devastating effects of narco-trafficking and political corruption on law and order, and growing concerns about the environment.

Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, c2009
Edition: 9th ed
ISBN: 9780813344089
0813344085
Characteristics: xiv, 562 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Latin American civilization

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