A History of Latin America

By George Pendle
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9.37 Hours 01/01/1995 unabridged
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Latin America, an area of great economic potential, has long been in need of an authoritative and concise introduction. This history has been written by a specialist who was closely connected with Latin America for over forty years. His text emphasizes how many races and classes have contributed to the civilization of this great landmass, with its vast mountain ranges, rivers, prairies, forests, and deserts: Indians, European conquistadores, priests, planters, African slaves, caudillos, liberal intellectuals, and commercial pioneers. This fascinating, easy-to-follow text traces Latin American history from its earliest times to the present.

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Summary

Summary

Latin America, an area of great economic potential, has long been in need of an authoritative and concise introduction. This history has been written by a specialist who was closely connected with Latin America for over forty years. His text emphasizes how many races and classes have contributed to the civilization of this great landmass, with its vast mountain ranges, rivers, prairies, forests, and deserts: Indians, European conquistadores, priests, planters, African slaves, caudillos, liberal intellectuals, and commercial pioneers.

This fascinating, easy-to-follow text traces Latin American history from its earliest times to the present.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A beginner’s guide to the continent…lively, and full of anecdote.” Financial Times
“Ought to be compulsory reading…This book is right on target.” Sunday Times (London)

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Author

Author Bio: George Pendle

George Pendle is the author of Strange Angel. He has written for The Times, The Sunday Times, the Financial Times, and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. He lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 9.37
Audience: Adult
Language: English