A History of Modern Latin America by Teresa A. Meade
1800 to the Present

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A History of Modern Latin America: 1800 to the Present examines the diverse and interlocking experiences of people of indigenous, African, and European backgrounds from the onset of independence until today.Illustrates and analyzes the major and minor events that shape history, the triumphs and defeats, and the everyday lives of people of varied classes and racial and ethnic backgroundsIntersperses accounts of the lives of prominent figures with those of ordinary peopleEmphasizes gender's role in influencing political and economic change and shaping cultural identity

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About Teresa A. Meade

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Teresa A. Meade is Florence B. Sherwood Professor of History and Culture at Union College, New York. She is the author of “Civilizing” Rio: Reform and Resistance in a Brazilian City (1997), A Brief History of Brazil, 2nd edition (2009), and co-editor of the Blackwell Companion to Gender History (2004) and Science, Medicine and Cultural Imperialism (1991). She has written widely on Latin America, and on women and gender history.
 
Published September 19, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 416 pages
Genres: History. Non-fiction

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