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The Cambridge History of Latin America - The Cambridge History of Latin America 12 Volume Hardback Set (Hardback)
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The Cambridge History of Latin America - The Cambridge History of Latin America 12 Volume Hardback Set (Hardback)

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Hardback 970 Pages / Published: 29/06/1990
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This seventh volume of The Cambridge History of Latin America consists of the separate histories of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and Panama. Part I covers in depth the history of Mexico. Part II deals with the five countries of Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Part III covers Cuba, including the Revolution, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. The fourth and final section is devoted to Panama, with a separate chapter discussing the history of the Canal Zone up to 1979.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521245180
Number of pages: 970
Weight: 1250 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 48 mm


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"An impressive enterprise ... an authoritative survey by leading scholars based on the latest research, complemented with highly valuable bibliographical essays... sets a high standard and stakes a further claim to the maturity of the field of Latin American history." - Hispanic American Historical Review
"The editor has continued to maintain a firm and judicious hand on the tiller of this tremendously ambitious historical project ... all the chapters are scholarly, solid and informative." - Bulletin of Latin American Research
"... monumental undertaking ... the finest complete history of the region ... confirms the consistency and dispassionate readability of the previous volume." - Financial Times
"Professor Bethell's skilful editing has erected a monument to scholarship ... His is a tremendous, awe-inspiring achievement." - Journal of Latin American Studies
"a major collaborative enterprise which will stand for many years as the outstanding work of historical reference on the region." - History
"This volume... continues a fine synthesis of Latin American history...serves as an excellent introduction to the region as well as an essential guide and reference for experienced scholars. As in earlier volumes, Leslie Bethell has excelled in giving the volumes remarkable coherence and comprehensiveness... The present volume provides the most comprehensive history of the last half century of the entire middle America region now available. It, along with the other volumes in the set, has already become a bible for graduate students...It is the essential reference and review work in Latin American history." - American Historical Review

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