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Now in its third edition, this leading reader has been updated to make it even more relevant to the study of contemporary Latin America. This edition includes an entirely new chapter, _The New Left Turn,_ and the globalization chapter has been thoroughly revised to reflect the rapid pace of change over the past five years. The book continues to offer a rich variety of materials that can be tailored to the needs of individual instructors. By focusing each chapter on a single interpretive _problem,_ the book painlessly engages students in document analysis and introduces them to historiography. With its innovative combination of primary and secondary sources and editorial analysis, this text is designed specifically to stimulate critical thinking in a wide range of courses on Latin American history since independence.
James A. Wood is associated professor of Latin American history at North Carolina AT State University, Greensboro. John Charles Chasteen is professor of Latin American history at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Third Edition||p. ix|
|The Pictorial Evidence: Reading Images||p. 1|
|Independence and Its Consequences||p. 3|
|War to the Death||p. 5|
|The Vision of Father MoreloscEnrique Krause||p. 7|
|Argentina's Black Legions||p. 10|
|The Brazilian Path to Independence||p. 15|
|What Independence Meant for Women||p. 18|
|Reading Images Nineteenth-Century Travelers||p. 25|
|Slavery and Culture||p. 29|
|The Beginnings of Africian -American Culture||p. 31|
|Rethinking Palmares||p. 34|
|Africans in the American World||p. 39|
|A Day on a Coffee Plantation||p. 43|
|A Cuban Slave's Testimony||p. 47|
|Reading Images: Brazilian Slaves||p. 53|
|Caidillos as Scourge||p. 59|
|Caudillos as Profit Maximizers||p. 62|
|Caudillos as Culture Heroes||p. 67|
|The Lions of Payara||p. 72|
|Ribbons and Rituals||p. 76|
|Protagonist on a National Stage||p. 79|
|Liberalism and the Catholic Church||p. 83|
|A New Generation of Liberals||p. 85|
|Liberalism as Anticlericalism||p. 89|
|The Post-Colonial Church||p. 93|
|The Juarez Law and the Lerdo Law||p. 97|
|Generational Warrior||p. 100|
|Race and Nation Building||p. 107|
|The Specter of Degeneration||p. 109|
|Civilization versus Barbarism||p. 112|
|A Brazilian Tenement||p. 114|
|A Mexican National Romance||p. 117|
|A Raceless Nation||p. 122|
|Neocolonial Economics||p. 131|
|Neocolonial Ideologies||p. 134|
|A Paean to Progress||p. 140|
|The Traveling Expert||p. 143|
|Amazonian Exotica||p. 145|
|The Athens of South America||p. 149|
|Our Ugly Little Backyard||p. 151|
|Reading Images: U.S.-Latin American Relations||p. 155|
|Mestizo Pride||p. 163|
|The Power of Indigenous Community||p. 166|
|The Poetry of Anti-Imperialism||p. 170|
|Economic Nationalism in Action||p. 173|
|The Shark and the Sardines||p. 175|
|In the Eye of the Hurriance Are 120 Million Children||p. 178|
|Women and Social Change||p. 183|
|Women and Education in Latin America||p. 184|
|Women's Reform Issues in Late Nineteenth-Century Peru and Mexico||p. 190|
|The Lady of Hope and the Woman of the Black Myth||p. 193|
|Peronist Feminism in Argentina||p. 199|
|Women's Reform Issues in Late Twentieth-Century Brazil||p. 202|
|Populism and the Working Class||p. 207|
|The Peronist Political Vision||p. 209|
|Declaration of Workers' Rights||p. 214|
|Many Getulios||p. 216|
|A Consummate Speechwriter||p. 221|
|Populism and National Development||p. 223|
|Words as Weapons||p. 225|
|Social Revolution||p. 231|
|Essence of Guerrilla Warfare||p. 233|
|Testimony of a Guatermalan Revolutionary||p. 238|
|Christianity and Revolution||p. 245|
|Chile's Revolution from Below||p. 245|
|The Chilean Road to Socialism||p. 249|
|Reading Images: Religion and Politics||p. 255|
|Latin America, the United States, and the Cold War||p. 259|
|The Lesser of Two Evils||p. 261|
|Statements of U.S. Foreign Policy Doctrine||p. 266|
|Alleged Assassination Plots Involving Foreign Leaders||p. 269|
|Two Centuries Later||p. 274|
|Reagan in Cancún, or the Third Conquest of Latin America||p. 283|
|NAFTA and the U.S. Economy||p. 287|
|NAFTA should Have Stopped Illegal immigration, Right?||p. 289|
|China's New Role in Latin America||p. 292|
|The Buenos Aires Consensus||p. 296|
|The New Left Turn||p. 301|
|A Tale of Two Lefts||p. 303|
|Latin America's Populist Revival||p. 307|
|Address to the United Nations||p. 310|
|Chávez's Oil Reforms||p. 312|
|The Chávez-Morales Axis||p. 314|
|On Bolivian Sovereignty||p. 318|
|About the Editors||p. 321|
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