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Title The Cambridge history of Latin America. Volume 6, Latin America since 1930 : economy, society and politics. Part 1, Economy and society / edited by Leslie Bethell
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994
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Description Electronic book
1 online resource (xiv, 635 pages)
Series Cambridge histories online
Cambridge histories online
Summary Volume VI brings together general essays on major themes in the economic, social, and political history of Latin America from 1930 to 1990. It begins with a chapter on population growth, followed by four chapters on the economies of Latin American states from the Depression to 1990. The evolution of urban and rural social structures, and of state organisation, is discussed. There is a chapter on the role of the military in Latin American politics as well as a chapter on democracy during the period. The role of the Left in Latin American politics, labour movements and the urban working class, and rural mobilization and violence are analysed, as is the role of women in twentieth-century Latin American economy, society, and politics. The volume concludes with a discussion of the actions and importance of the Catholic and Protestant Churches
Notes Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 18 Nov 2015)
Available through Cambridge histories online
Subject Latin America -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Latin America -- Economic conditions.
Latin America -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Bethell, Leslie, editor
ISBN 9781139055215 (electronic book)
1139055216 (electronic book)