This best-selling text for introductory Latin American history courses encompasses political and diplomatic theory, class structure and economic organization, culture and religion, and the environment. The integrating framework is the dependency theory, the most popular interpretation of Latin Ameri... more
New chapter timelines offer a birds-eye view of the timeframe for each chapter--which can be used to help place the reading in context and compare regions to one another.
The text is divided into three major parts; timelines and part overviews for each of these parts help to highlight major themes ... more
Focus Questions highlight the major themes in each chapter.
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