Global Latin America: Into the Twenty-First Century

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Matthew C. Gutmann, Jeffrey Lesser
Univ of California Press, Sep 20, 2016 - Social Science - 356 pages
"Latin America has a unique historical and cultural context, is home to emerging global powers such as Brazil and Mexico, and is tied to world regions including China, India, and Africa. Global Latin America considers this regional interconnectedness and examines its meaning and impact in a global world. Its innovative essays, interviews, and stories highlight the insights of public intellectuals, political leaders, artists, academics, and activists, thereby allowing students to gain an appreciation of the diversity and global relevance of Latin America in the twenty-first century"--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Global Latin America
1
as a Global Source of Social Innovation
72
Che Guevara
89
Lo prohibido
129
Chile in the early 1900s
134
Introduction
163
1a Aerial view of Mato Grosso soybean field
169
4a Soybean croplands in Mato Grosso Brazil 2001
179
communities
221
Ajustes familiaresFamily Adjustments
253
Brazil Circles the Globe
271
Crisis March 1921
275
Telenovelas and Exporting Southern
302
How a Japanese Brazilian Diva Keeps Bossa
316
festival in Beijing
324
list of figures
331

1a Structuring projects in Africa
193
Latin Americas Contribution
207

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About the author (2016)

Matthew Gutmann is Professor of Anthropology, Director of the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI), and Faculty Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. Jeffrey Lesser is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Emory University. 
 
 

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