Modern Latin America: Thomas Skidmore, Peter Smith, James Green: 9780195375701

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Publication Date: November 25, 2009 ISBN-10: 019537570X ISBN-13 :978-0,195,375,701 Edition: 7
Now thoroughly updated, historical and leading the field in its seventh edition, Modern Latin America is a dynamic explanatory text. Vivid anecdotal description box, this book uses case studies to discuss the region’s major countries and themes in the past 150 years.

Modern Latin America, the seventh edition, will continue to be a special text of contemporary Latin American history, social and political undergraduate courses.

What’s New

· 4 new chapters:
The O Central Andes, including Peru and – for the first time – Bolivia and Ecuador (Chapter 6)
The Ø Venezuela (Chapter 8)
Ø Economic Development Strategy (Chapter 12)
Tai O culture and society (Chapter 14)

In addition two new recombinant previous chapters:
Ø Caribbean and Central America (Chapter 4)
Ø political transition comparative perspective (Chapter 13)

Auxiliary equipment

· Partner the website ( / Skidmore)
oFor students and general readers: a timetable of important events, breaking news, list of heads of state, to examine the problem, the main source of recommendations for further reading and guidance analysis
o For instructors: an article on the pedagogical challenges of teaching in Latin America, sample syllabus and teaching videos and movies