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
The text is divided into three major parts; timelines and part overviews for each of these parts help to highlight major themes and parallel developments among different regions of the Latin American world. Timelines define the sequence of events for each major section of the text.
Introductory and... more
Focus Questions highlight the major themes in each chapter.