A Companion to Latin American History by Thomas H. Holloway

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The Companion to Latin American History collects the work of leading experts in the field to create a single-source overview of the diverse history and current trends in the study of Latin America.Presents a state-of-the-art overview of the history of Latin AmericaWritten by the top international experts in the field28 chapters come together as a superlative single source of information for scholars and studentsRecognizes the breadth and diversity of Latin American history by providing systematic chronological and geographical coverageCovers both historical trends and new areas of interest

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Thomas H. Holloway is Professor of Latin American History at the University of California at Davis, where he was Director of the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas from 2000 to 2007. He served as President of the Latin American Studies Association, 2000-01, and Executive Secretary of the Conference on Latin American History, 2002-07. He has taught widely on Latin American history since 1974. His research focuses mainly on the social and economic history of Brazil. His previous books include Immigrants on the Land: Coffee and Society in São Paulo, 1886-1934 (1980) and Policing Rio de Janeiro: Repression and Resistance in a 19th-century city (1993).
Published January 22, 2008 by Wiley-Blackwell. 544 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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