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By Benjamin Keen, Keith Haynes

The best-selling textual content for introductory Latin American background classes, A background OF LATIN the USA encompasses political and diplomatic idea, classification constitution and monetary association, tradition and faith, and the surroundings. The integrating framework is the dependency idea, the preferred interpretation of Latin American heritage, which stresses the industrial courting of Latin American countries to wealthier international locations, relatively the USA. Spanning pre-historic instances to the current, A historical past OF LATIN the USA takes either a chronological and a nation-by-nation technique, and contains the newest historic research and the main updated scholarship. The 9th variation contains multiplied insurance of social and cultural background (including song) all through and elevated consciousness to girls, indigenous cultures, and Afro-Latino humans assures good balanced insurance of the region's diversified histories.

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