The Cambridge History of Latin America
Cambridge University Press, 1984 - History - 935 pages
This eighth volume consists of the separate histories of the countries of Spanish South America. Part I covers in depth the history of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Part II is devoted to Chile. Part III covers Peru and Bolivia. The fourth and final section is devoted to Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.
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