Historical Dictionary of Chile

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Scarecrow Press, Apr 20, 2005 - History - 1000 pages
This new edition covers, in a concise and careful manner, major figures and political events, focusing especially on the contemporary period, specifically, events since the coup d'_tat of September 11, 1973. Historical Dictionary of Chile, Third Edition includes more than 3,000 dictionary entries covering history, politics, geography, economics, the environment, culture, and a myriad other topics that include writers, artists, playwrights, and important figures, many of which were not included in the previous edition. Also included are 24 photographs of the paintings of famous Latin American artists. The exhaustive and comprehensive bibliography, subdivided by topic and fully annotated, features more than 1,200 resources, including scholarly journals and monographs, official reports of the Chilean government and international organizations, documents obtained from the United States Congress, foreign and domestic newspapers, numerous periodicals, books, Internet sites, and interviews with Chileans who lived in exile and then returned to the country. Scholars, students, and general readers will find this book to be a wealth of information, covering every aspect of Chile.

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Salvatore Bizzarro is Professor and Department Chair of Romance Languages at Colorado College, where he also teaches Latin American Literature.

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