A Reference Guide to Latin American History

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An essential reference for comprehensive and detailed coverage of Latin American history, this book is divided into three parts: Part I, a descriptive chronology of key event from pre-Columbian times to the present; Part II, a thematic survey of topics, tracing population expansion, legal/political development, economic change, social evolution, science and technology, and cultural development across time; Part III, a biographical section containing over 300 biographies of individuals introduced in earlier sections of the book. Meticulously indexed and cross-referenced, this accessible resource also includes more than thirty historical maps.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
PostClassic Mesoamerica
11
Inca Empire in 1532
20
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Henderson is professor of international studies at Coastal Carolina University.

Helen Delpar is Professor of History at The University of Alabama and author of" Red Against Blue: The Liberal Party in Colombian Politics, 1863-1899 "and"The Enormous Vogue of Things Mexican: Cultural Relations between the United States and Mexico, 1920-1935.

Loyala University of New Orleans

Coastal Carolina University

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