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The Cambridge History of Latin America : Cambridge History of Latin America - Leslie Bethell

The Cambridge History of Latin America

Cambridge History of Latin America

By: Leslie Bethell (Editor)

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Published: 27th January 1995
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Volume 6 brings together general essays on major themes in the economic, social, and political history of Latin America from 1930 to 1990. Part 1 deals primarily with economic themes.

"Leslie Bethell's monumental Latin American juggernaut continues to roll on. Those who are interested in Latin America between the onset of the Depression and the early 1990s will find a rich store of both information and argument in this double volume.... the contributors' scholarly credentials are impeccable. And the story they have to tell is both important and intrinsically fascinating.... as good a general survey as is currently available or perhaps conceivable." - Times Higher Education Supplement "This international, interdisciplinary, collaborative scholarship, applied in a common effort to understand a complex historical period, is a principal strength of the work. Thoughtful editing under the guidance of Leslie Bethell has generally succeeded in creating a coherently inter-related set of essays...a sweeping data-rich solidly analytical survey." - Hispanic American Historical Review "Any addition to the monumental Cambridge History provides a salient landmark for Latin American studies since the series offers both a unique teaching and research aid and a useful synopsis of the 'state-of-the-art' in the field. Volume VI - split into two sizable volumes - is no exception... a great deal of valuable scholarship is packed into these volumes... volumes that will be widely and profitably used, particularly by readers looking for up-to-date resumes of these grand, complex contemporary themes... The area covered by the contributors is enormous... their - generally - diligent mapping of modern Latin America has greatly enhanced our collective cognitive capacity." - Journal of Latin American Studies

The population of Latin America, 1930G++1990
The Latin American economies: 1929G++1939
The Latin American economies: 1939G++c.1950
The Latin American economies: c.1950G++c.1990
Economic ideas and ideologies in Latin America since 1930
Urban growth and urban social structure in Latin America, 1930G++1990
The agrarian structures of Latin America, 1930G++1990
State organisations in Latin America since 1930: a note on citizenship
The military in politics in Latin America since 1930
Democracy in Latin America since 1930
The Left in Latin America since 1930
The urban working-class and labour movement in Latin America since 1930
Rural mobilisations in Latin America since 1930
Women in twentieth-century Latin American economy, society, and politics
The Catholic Church in Latin America since 1930
The Protestant Churches in Latin America since 1930
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ISBN: 9780521232265
ISBN-10: 0521232260
Series: Cambridge History of Latin America : Book 6
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1120
Published: 27th January 1995
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 16.05  x 3.94
Weight (kg): 0.91