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The Penguin History of Latin America by Edwin Williamson

The Penguin History of Latin America

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The Penguin History of Latin America by Edwin Williamson
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Feb 23, 2010 | ISBN 9780141034751

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Table Of Contents

The Penguin History of Latin AmericaPreface

Part One: The Age of Empire

1. Discovery and Conquest
2. Indians and Iberians
3. Spain in America
4. The Spanish Indies
5. Colonial Brazil

Part Two: The Challenge of the Modern World

6. Reform, Crisis and Independence
7. The Quest for Order: Conservatives and Liberals in the Nineteenth Century
8. ‘Civilization and Barbarism’: Literary and Cultural Developments I

Part Three: The Twentieth Century

9. Nationalism and Development: An Overview
10. Mexico: Revolution and Stability
11. Brazil: Order and Progress
12. Cuba: Dependency, Nationalism and Revolution
13. Argentina: The Long Decline
14. Chile: Democracy, Revolution and Dictatorship
15. Identity and Modernity: Literary and Cultural Developments II

Part Four: Towards a New Era

16. Globalization and Reform: An Overview

Statistical Appendix
Further Reading
Maps
Glossary of Key Terms
Index of Subjects
Index of Names

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