The Cambridge History of Latin America

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Cambridge University Press, May 29, 1986 - History - 696 pages
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The Cambridge History of Latin America is the first authoritative large-scale history of the whole of Latin America - Mexico and Central America, the Spanish-speaking Caribbean (and Haiti), Spanish South America and Brazil - from the first contacts between the native peoples of the Americas and Europeans in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries to the present day. A major work of collaborative international schoarship, the Cambridge History of Latin America has been planned, co-ordinated and edited by a single editor, Dr Leslie Bethell, reader in Hispanic American and Brazilian History at University College London. It will be published in eight volumes. Each volume or set of volumes examines a period in the economic, social, political, intellectual and cultural history of Latin America.
 

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Contents

Latin America and the international economy
57
Latin America the United States and
83
nineteenth century
89
Europe the United States and Latin America
98
The United States and Latin America 191321
105
The United States and Latin America in
112
The population of Latin America 18501930
121
Rural Spanish America 18701930
153
Industry in Latin America before 1930
267
The urban working class and early Latin
325
Political and social ideas in Latin America
367
The literature music and art of Latin
443
The Catholic Church in Latin America 18301930
527
5 7
557
Religion reform and revolution
584
between tradition
594

Plantation economies and societies in
187
The growth of Latin American cities 18701930
233

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Page 617 - Alain de Janvry, The Agrarian Question and Reformism in Latin America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981); and Wallerstein, The Modern World System I. 61. Galtung, "Structural Theory of Imperialism.
Page 614 - Lawrence A. Cardoso, Mexican Emigration to the United States, 1897-1931: Socio-Economic Patterns, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1980; Paul R.

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About the author (1986)

Professor Leslie Bethell is Emeritus Professor of Latin American History in the University of London and an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford. He was Director of the University of London Institute of Latin American Studies from 1987 to 1992 and the University of Oxford Centre for Brazilian Studies from 1997 to 2007. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centro de Pesquisa e Documentacao de Historia Contemporanea do Brasil at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.