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Author Williamson, Edwin

Title The Penguin history of Latin America / Edwin Williamson.

Imprint London ; New York : Penguin, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    980 WIL 2009    Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description viii, 705 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Note Previous ed.: London : Allen Lane, 1992.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portuguese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of upheaval, revolution and modernization up to the present day, looking in detail at Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Cuba, and gives an overview of the cultural developments that have made Latin America a source of fascination for the world.
Subject Latin America -- History
Added Title History of Latin America
ISBN 9780141034751 (pbk.)
0141034750 (pbk.)

 
    
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