Americas by Peter A. Winn
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The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean 3rd Revised edition

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Americas by Peter A. Winn

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Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, Americas examines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this new edition Peter Winn has provided a new preface and made revisions throughout to include the most up-to-date information on changes and developments in Latin America since the last revised edition of 1999.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520245013
ISBN-10: 0520245016
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 43mm)
Pages: 715
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter A. Winn

Peter Winn is Professor of Latin American History and Director of Latin American Studies at Tufts University and a senior research associate at Columbia University's Institute of Latin American Studies. He was academic director of the PBS series Americas: Latin America and the Caribbean, for which the first edition of this book was a companion volume.

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