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A History of Latin America | [George Pendle]

A History of Latin America

An authoritative and concise introduction to an area of such great economic potential is certainly needed. This history has been written by a specialist who was closely connected with Latin America for over 40 years. His text emphasizes how many races and classes have contributed to the civilization of this great land-mass.
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An authoritative and concise introduction to an area of such great economic potential is certainly needed. This history has been written by a specialist who was closely connected with Latin America for over 40 years. His text emphasizes how many races and classes have contributed to the civilization of this great land-mass, with its vast mountain ranges, rivers, prairies, forests, and deserts: Indians, European conquistadores, priests, planters, African slaves, caudillos, liberal intellectuals, and commercial pioneers.

©1963 George Pendle; (P)1995 Blackstone Audiobooks

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"A beginner's guide to the continent....Lively and full of anecdote." (Financial Times)

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    Would you try another book from George Pendle and/or Fred Williams?

    great history on the continent. It is a lot to cover, but it covers it well. I was a little upset that it didn't go past the 1970s. I would like some contemporary history. It was good though.


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    Mitch Buena Park, CA, United States 03-31-12
    Mitch Buena Park, CA, United States 03-31-12

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    "Great overview of the last few hundred years"

    I read it while on my trip throughout Peru and really enjoyed connecting the places I was seeing to their past.

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