The Cambridge History of Latin America

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Leslie Bethell
Cambridge University Press, 1984 - History - 800 pages
Volume VI brings together general essays on major themes in the economic, social, and political history of Latin America from 1930 to 1990. It begins with a chapter on population growth, followed by four chapters on the economies of Latin American states from the Depression to 1990. The evolution of urban and rural social structures, and of state organization, is discussed. There is a chapter on the role of the military in Latin American politics as well as a chapter on democracy during the period. The role of the Left in Latin American politics, labour movements and the urban working class, and rural mobilization and violence are analyzed, as is the role of women in twentieth - century Latin American economy, society, and politics. The volume concludes with a discussion of the actions and importance of the Catholic and Protestant Churches.
 

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Contents

State organization in Latin America since 1930
3
Democracy in Latin America since 1930
99
The left in Latin America since c 1920
163
The military in Latin American politics since 1930
233
The urban working class and labour movement in Latin
307
Rutal mobilizations in Latin Ametica since c 192o
379
Women in twentiethcentuty Latin Ametican society
483
The Catholic chutch in Latin Ametica since 1930
547
His totia de la Iglesia en Amet1ca Latina CEHILA
554
The Ptotestant chutches in Latin Ametica since 1930
583
Bibliogtaphical essays
605
Index
709
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