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Author Dawson, Alexander S. (Alexander Scott), 1967-
Title Latin America since independence [electronic resource] : a history with primary sources / Alexander Dawson.
Published New York : Routledge, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  F1413 .D39 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 336 p.) : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: Latin America's Useable Past; 1 Independence Narratives, Past and Present; 2 Caudillos versus the Nation State; 3 Race and Citizenship in the New Republics; 4 The Export Boom as Modernity; 5 Signs of Crisis in a Gilded Age; 6 Commerce, Coercion, and America's Empire; 7 Power to the People; 8 A Decade of Revolution in Cuba; 9 Peru in an Age of Terror; 10 A Right to Have Rights in the New Democracies; 11 Bolivia's Left Turn; Epilogue; Glossary; Notes; Index.
Summary What is Latin America, after all? While histories of the 'other' Americas often link disparate histories through revolutionary or tragic narratives, "Latin America since Independence" begins with the assumption that our efforts to imagine a common past for nearly thirty countries are deeply problematic. Without losing sight of chronology or regional trends, this text offers glimpses of the Latin American past through eleven carefully selected stories. Each chapter introduces students to a specific historical issue, which in turn raises questions about the history of the Americas as a.
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Subject Latin America -- History -- 1830- -- Textbooks.
Latin America -- History -- 1830- -- Sources.
Related To Print version: Dawson, Alexander S. (Alexander Scott), 1967- Latin America since independence. New York : Routledge, 2011 9780415991957 (DLC) 2010009503 (OCoLC)277195972
ISBN 9780203845356 (ebk)
0203845358 (ebk)
9780415991957 (hbk)
0415991951 (hbk)
9780415991964 (pbk.)
041599196X (pbk.)
OCLC number 688219901