A thematic approach to detailing Latin America. For courses in Latin-American history. Written by two of the leading scholars in the field, Latin America and Its People presents a fresh interpretative survey of Latin-American history from pre-Columbian times to the present. It examines the many institutions that Latin-Americans have built and rebuilt - families, governments, churches, political parties, labor unions, schools and armies - through the everyday lives of the diverse people who forged these institutions and later altered them to meet changing circumstances. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning- MySearchLab provides engaging experiences that personalize learning and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking- Learning More About Latin-Americans sections at the end of each chapter offer suggestions for further reading for students interested in pursuing research projects on the lives of Latin-Americans.
Engage Students- Latin-American Lives biographical essays and discussion questions focus on individuals whose lives illustrate key points within the chapter. Highlighting the famous, as well as the less well-known, these essays help students understand the individual's effect on greater society. Support Instructors- MySearchLab and ClassPrep. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab at no extra charge, please visit www.MySearchLab.com or use the following (VP ISBN-10: 0205007023 , VP ISBN-13: 9780205007028)
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)