Latin American lives: selected biographies from the five-volume Encyclopedia of Latin American history and culture

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Macmillan Library Reference USA, Oct 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 1189 pages
From Fidel Castro to Diego Rivera to Emiliano Zapata, this volume contains approximately 3,000 biographies of major figures from Central and South America, the Caribbean and West Indies in a handy A-to-Z format. A wide range of contemporary and historical figures are covered including precolonial Mayan, Inca, and Aztec leaders; early European Conquistadors, explorers and missionaries; colonial pirates; as well as 20th-century political, sports, military, media, business and cultural figures.

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