A comprehensive, interdisciplinary introduction to Latin American society for introductory courses in Latin America, Latin American society, and the history of Latin America, or as a supplemental book in upper division courses on Latin American history, literature, or inter-American relations. Each thematic chapter is a cohesive explanation of the issues important to Latin Americans that utilizes scholarship from history, anthropology, sociology, economics, psychology, literature and other disciplines. Coverage includes women, ecology, technology and multi-ethnicity, as well as the politics and economics found in other books.
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A look at the music, cuisine, interpersonal relationships, technologies, history, and more that comprise Latin American culture.
Views history as a cumulative process where modern events often replicate those of the past just as cocaine smuggling repeats an earlier history of contraband in molasses, bullion and slaves.
Multidisciplinary approach integrates history with sociology, psychology and more, to draw together a greater understanding of Latin American society.
Strong coverage of women, native peoples, Africans, and Asians.
Excellent discussions of technology, finance, spirituality and ecology and how each has influenced the development of Latin American culture.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070260818
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070260818