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Author Herring, Hubert Clinton, 1889-1967.

Title A history of Latin America : from the beginnings to the present / by Hubert Herring with the assistance of Helen Baldwin Herring.

Imprint New York : Knopf, [1968]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    980 HER 1968    Available
Edition 3d ed. [rev., enl.].
Description xxii, 1002, xxv p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 981-1002.
Contents 1. This land, this people. --2. The Indian background. --3. The Iberian background. --4. The African background. --5. Discovery and conquest. --6. Introducing the Spanish colonial period. --7. Spain's government in America: kings, viceroys, and other important people. --8. The church in Spanish America. --9. Man, his land, and his labor in Spanish America. --10. The getting and the spending: the economic life of Spanish America. --11. The formation of Spanish American culture. --12. The Portuguese empire in Brazil.
13. The tumult of revolution. --14. Mexico's war for independence. --15. The independence of Spanish South America. --16. The independence of Brazil. --17. From war to peace. --18. Introducing Mexico. --19. The era of Santa Anna, 1821-55. --20. The era of Benito Juárez, 1855-76. --21. The era of Porfirio Diáz, 1876-1910. --22. Revolution, 1910-20. --23. Reconstruction: The era of Obregón, Calles, and Cárdenas, 1920-40. --24. Mexico turns to the right, 1940-. --25. Cuba. --26. Haiti. --27. The Dominican Republic. --28. Central America and Panama. --29. Venezuela. --30. Columbia. --31. Ecuador. --32. Peru. --33. Bolivia. --34. Chile: the formative years, 1810-91. --35. Chile's evolution since 1891. --36. Argentina: land and people.
37. --Argentina: the years of tumult, 1810-29. --38. Argentina: the tyranny of Juan Manuel de Rosas, 1829-52. --39. Creation of the Argentine nation, 1852-90. --40. Argentina: the radicals, 1890-1930. --41. Argentina: the old regime returns, 1930-43. --42. Argentina: the era of Juan Domingo Perón, 1943-55. --43. Argentina after Perón, 1955-. --44. Uruguay. --45. Paraguay. --46. Brazil: land and people. --47. The empire of Brazil: Pedro I, 1822-31. --48. The empire: the regency and Pedro II, 1831-41. --49. The empire: Pedro II, 1841-89. --50. The first republic, 1889-1930. --51. The era of Getulio Vargas, 1930-45. --52. The second republic, 1945-. --53. Latin America and the United States, 1810-95. --54. Latin America and the United States, 1895-1946. --55. Latin America and the United States, 1946-
Subject Latin America -- History.
Amérique latine -- HistoiKre.
Added Author Herring, Helen Baldwin, joint author.

 
    
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