The Contemporary History of Latin America

Tulio Halperin Donghi John Charles Chasteen


The Contemporary History of Latin America

The Contemporary History of Latin America

  • Title: The Contemporary History of Latin America
  • Author: Tulio Halperin Donghi John Charles Chasteen
  • ISBN: 9780822313748
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Paperback



For a quarter of a century, Tulio Halper n Donghi s Historia Contempor nea de Am rica Latina has been the most influential and widely read general history of Latin America in the Spanish speaking world Unparalleled in scope, attentive to the paradoxes of Latin American reality, and known for its fine grained interpretation, it is now available for the first time in EnglisFor a quarter of a century, Tulio Halper n Donghi s Historia Contempor nea de Am rica Latina has been the most influential and widely read general history of Latin America in the Spanish speaking world Unparalleled in scope, attentive to the paradoxes of Latin American reality, and known for its fine grained interpretation, it is now available for the first time in English Revised and updated by the author, superbly translated, this landmark of Latin American historiography will be accessible to an entirely new readership.Beginning with a survey of the late colonial landscape, The Contemporary History of Latin America traces the social, economic, and political development of the region to the late twentieth century, with special emphasis on the period since 1930 Chapters are organized chronologically, each beginning with a general description of social and economic developments in Latin America generally, followed by specific attention to political matters in each country What emerges is a well rounded and detailed picture of the forces at work throughout Latin American history.This book will be of great interest to all those seeking a general overview of modern Latin American history, and its distinctive Latin American voice will enhance its significance for all students of Latin American history.


Recent Comments "The Contemporary History of Latin America"

Difficult reading, but a thorough exploration of Latin American history from the late colonial period to the 1980s with a focus on the region's socio-economic history. Written by an Argentine historian, this history features a distinctively Latin American voice.

Embora muito falado e recomendado, não gostei do livro em geral. Achei confuso em diversas partes

It should be probably be called "The Contemporary Histories of Latin America." I read this book from the perspective of a generalist with an inclination to learn more about this subject, and I was not disappointed. The occasionally ponderous writing style is only a minor flaw- the book is translated from spanish to english, so I'm willing to cut everyone some slack. The jacket copy bills this as the most widely read single volume history of the area, and based on what I read I imagine it must be [...]


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