Modern Latin America

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Table of Contents

  • 60 sources in the standard version


  • Encounter between the New World and the Old World
  • Power and People in the Colonial World
  • Mines and Plantations in the Colonial World
  • Race, Gender, Family, and Culture in the Colonial World
  • Revolution and Independence
  • Nation Building: Civilization versus Barbarism
  • Nation Building: Order and Progress
  • Society and Culture: Race, Mestizaje, and National Identity
  • The Mexican Revolution
  • Central America and the Caribbean Dictatorships
  • The Dream of Populists
  • Cold War, Communism, and Cuba
  • Cold War Dictatorships
  • Central America and Civil Wars
  • Neo-Liberalism: 1989 to the Present