The Cambridge History of Latin America, Volume 7
Cambridge University Press, Jun 29, 1990 - History - 970 pages
The volume consists of the separate histories of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and Panama. Part One covers in depth the history of Mexico. Part Two deals with the five countries of Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Part Three covers Cuba, including the revolution, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. The fourth and final section is devoted to Panama, with a separate chapter discussing the history of the Canal Zone up to 1979.
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Mexico c 193046
ALAN KNIGHT Professor of History University of Texas
Mexico since 1946
Guatemala since 1930
El Salvador since 1930
Honduras since 1930
Nicaragua since 1930
Costa Rica since 1930
Cuba c 193059
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