Latin American history through its art and literature / Jack Child.
- ISBN: 9780761852827
- ISBN: 0761852824
- Physical Description: 267 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
- Edition: 2nd ed.
- Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The geographic setting -- The pre-Columbian period : overview and the Maya -- The Aztecs and the Incas -- The encounter -- The conquest of Mexico -- The conquest of Peru and Chile -- The indigenous perspective and "the defender of the Indians" -- The colonial baroque -- Independence and neoclassicism -- Neoclassicism : forging the new nations -- Civilization and barbarism -- Romanticism -- Costumbrismo -- Positivism, realism, naturalism -- Modernismo -- The U.S. emerges -- The Mexican revolution -- Early 20th century nationalism, ethnic relationships, role of women -- Guatemalan reform/revolution -- The Cuban revolution; Che Guevara -- Central America : conflict and peace
"Uses 2,000 years of Latin American history as the organizing theme, and then explores that history through the words of the writer, the brush of the painter, the pen of the cartoonist, and the lens of the photographer."--Page 4 of cover.
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