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A history of Latin America

by Sweet, William Warren

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Published by The Abingdon Press in New York, Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Warren Sweet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1410 .S962
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 7-308 p.
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6643365M
      LC Control Number22007929
      OCLC/WorldCa5918464

      A History of Latin America (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. A History of Latin America. Author. Keen, Benjamin & Haynes, Keith. Publisher. Wadsworth Publishing. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History. Latin American History: Selected full-text books and articles Latin America since the Left Turn By Tulia G. Falleti; Emilio A. Parrado University of Pennsylvania Press, Read preview Overview.

      “This book is an extraordinary contribution that brings together the very best scholars of Latin American public health and social history. Its emphasis on the social conditions that lead to epidemic disease as well as the political and social forces that shape practice is a welcome corrective to a literature still too often dominated by positivist traditions.”.   The 10 best Latin American books of all time The best novels by Latin American authors or set in Latin America from One Hundred Years of Solitude to The Alchemist.

        Consists of pamphlets selected from the collections of the Library of Congress containing biographical information on a vast array of political leaders, historical figures, writers, and other cultural figures prominent in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal during the 19th and 20th centuries, and a smaller amount of material on pre-Hispanic Author: Jennifer Dorner. Latin American music, musical traditions of Mexico, Central America, and the portions of South America and the Caribbean colonized by the Spanish and the Portuguese. These traditions reflect the distinctive mixtures of Native American, African, and European influences that have shifted throughout the region over time.


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