Latin America in the World eBook ☆ Latin America


Latin America in the World From the Foundations in Global Studies series this text offers students a fresh comprehensive multidisciplinary entry point to Latin America After a brief introduction to the study of the region the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Latin American history; important historical narratives; and the region's languages religions and global connections Students are guided through the material with relevant maps resource boxes and text boxes that support and guide further independent exploration of the topics at handThe second half of the book features interdisciplinary case studies each of which focuses on a specific country or subregion and a particular issue Each chapter gives a flavor for the cultural distinctiveness of the particular country yet also draws attention to global linkages Readers will come away from this book with an understanding of the larger historical political and cultural frameworks that shaped Latin America as we know it today and of current issues that have relevance in Latin America and beyond

  • Hardcover
  • 268 pages
  • Latin America in the World
  • Antonia Garcia-Rodriguez
  • 15 May 2015
  • 9780765645227

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