A Short History of Latin America
This best selling text for introductory Latin American history courses mixes a chronological and a national approach to explore the background of this fascinating region. The text' s integrating framework is the dependency theory, which stresses the economic relationship between Latin American nations and wealthier nations, particularly the United States.
The book provides in-depth coverage of society and culture in Latin America and their impact on population, settlement, trade, communication, and economic and political developments.
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Latin American History
Keen, Benjamin and Wasserman, Mark, "A Short History of Latin America" (1980). Personal Research Collection. 125.