The Idea of Latin America - Wiley-Blackwell Manifestos (Paperback)Walter D. Mignolo (author)
Paperback 218 Pages / Published: 09/11/2005
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The Idea of Latin America is a geo-political manifesto which insists on the need to leave behind an idea which belonged to the nation-building mentality of nineteenth-century Europe. * Charts the history of the concept of Latin America from its emergence in Europe in the second half of the nineteenth century through various permutations to the present day. * Asks what is at stake in the survival of an idea which subdivides the Americas. * Reinstates the indigenous peoples and migrations excluded by the image of a homogenous Latin America with defined borders. * Insists on the pressing need to leave behind an idea which belonged to the nation-building mentality of nineteenth-century Europe.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 218
Weight: 328 g
Dimensions: 228 x 160 x 12 mm
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