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Biographical Dictionary of Latin American and Caribbean Political Leaders (Hardback)
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Biographical Dictionary of Latin American and Caribbean Political Leaders (Hardback)

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Hardback 519 Pages / Published: 24/06/1988
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Well-known Latin Americanist Alexander and his colleagues (some with reputations equal to that of their editor) provide information about Latin American and Caribbean leaders over the past two centuries. Choice This is a compiliation of biographical sketches of the most important political figures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Each entry describes the subject's political significance as well as their career, family background, education, and relevant nonpolitical activities. Appendixes list the leaders according to country or territory, and provide a chronology of major events in the region from Haitian independence in 1804 to the present day. A general subject index completes the volume.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313243530
Number of pages: 519
Weight: 904 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm


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"This is in many ways a companion volume to Political Parties of the Americas. It includes over 450 biographical sketches of the most important political figures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin America and the Caribbean.' Political involvement and significance are emphasized for each subject with details also presented for some on family background, education, and non-political activities. Entries are arranged alphabetically by name with an index listing entries by country or territory. A bibliography listing one to five sources concludes each entry. Recommended for libraries supporting research on Latin American history."-Reference Book Review
." . . this work will prove of great value to the general student of Latin America, especially to the English language reader."-Inter-American Review of Bibliography
?. . . this work will prove of great value to the general student of Latin America, especially to the English language reader.?-Inter-American Review of Bibliography
?This is in many ways a companion volume to Political Parties of the Americas. It includes over 450 biographical sketches of the most important political figures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin America and the Caribbean.' Political involvement and significance are emphasized for each subject with details also presented for some on family background, education, and non-political activities. Entries are arranged alphabetically by name with an index listing entries by country or territory. A bibliography listing one to five sources concludes each entry. Recommended for libraries supporting research on Latin American history.?-Reference Book Review

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