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Latin American history through its art and literature  Cover Image Book Book

Latin American history through its art and literature / Jack Child.

Child, Jack. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780761852827
  • ISBN: 0761852824
  • Physical Description: 267 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Latin America > Study and teaching.
Latin America > History.
Latin American literature > History and criticism.
Art, Latin American.
Religion and literature > Latin America.
Politics and literature > Latin America.
Amérique latine > Étude et enseignement.
Amérique latine > Histoire.
Littérature latino-américaine > Histoire et critique.
Art latino-américain.
Religion et littérature > Amérique latine.
Politique et littérature > Amérique latine.

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