A History of Modern Latin America: 1800 to the Present

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Wiley, Dec 21, 2009 - History - 416 pages
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A History of Modern Latin America: 1800 to the Presentexamines the diverse and interlocking experiences of people ofindigenous, African, and European backgrounds from the onset ofindependence until today.
  • Illustrates and analyzes the major and minor events that shapehistory, the triumphs and defeats, and the everyday lives of peopleof varied classes and racial and ethnic backgrounds
  • Intersperses accounts of the lives of prominent figures withthose of ordinary people
  • Emphasizes gender's role in influencing political and economicchange and shaping cultural identity

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About the author (2009)

Teresa A. Meade is Florence B. Sherwood Professor of History and Culture at Union College, New York. She is the author of “Civilizing” Rio: Reform and Resistance in a Brazilian City (1997), A Brief History of Brazil, 2nd edition (2009), and co-editor of the Blackwell Companion to Gender History (2004) and Science, Medicine and Cultural Imperialism (1991). She has written widely on Latin America, and on women and gender history.

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