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The epic of Latin America / John A. Crow.

; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
4th ed.. Berkeley : University of California Press, [1992] .
ISBN 0520037766, 0520078683, 0520041070

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Other Authors Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Subjects Cultuurgeschiedenis.
Latin America -- History.
Latin America.
Description xxviii, 961 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1992]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 921-931) and index.
Summary Uniquely comprehensive and comparative, praised for its devotion to social and cultural developments as well as politics and economics, this book has been revised and brought up to date, with chapters on the great upheavals of the 1980s.
Contents The Mayas: "Greeks of the New World" -- The Incas: children of the sun -- The Toltec-Aztec culture -- The New World meets the Old World's cross and sword -- The halls of Montezuma -- Pizarro's exploits in the "Empire of the sun" -- The conquest of Chile -- Columbus yields to the "Knight of El Dorado" -- Conquest of the River Plate -- Brazil: land of no lure -- Iberians and Indians -- The division of lands and labor -- The empire consolidated -- Trade monopoly and pirates -- Flowering of the missions -- The church as inquisitor and moral censor -- Gold and silver in foreign coffers --The Brazilian colossus begins to move forward -- Struggle over possession of the behemoth -- After the banner into the sertão -- The feudal pattern of colonial society -- Life in the colonial.
towns -- The beginnings of colonial culture -- Colonial belles-lettres -- Architecture and the fine arts -- Rebellion of the beast below -- Chile emerges begins the Araucanian Frontier -- The Argentine pampas: cradle of a great people -- Brazilian plantation life yields to the lure of gold -- Abortive rebellions in South America -- Revolt of the classes -- Liberator of the north -- Revolution in the south -- Argentina parts company with Spain -- San Martín: protector of Peru -- The two generals meet and Guayaquil -- The cry from Dolores -- Men of destiny -- Brazil escapes the chaos of revolution -- The democratic emperor of Brazil -- Paraguay as a symbol of perpetual despotism -- The spirit of Argentine nationality -- Juan Manuel de Rosas: tyrant of the Artentine -- Sarmiento: civilian president -- The Paraguayan War -- Venezuela and Columbia under Caudillo rule -- The Andean Republics -- Chile: democracy of the oligarchy -- Santa Anna loses half of Mexico -- Benito Juárez: Indian president -- Porfirio Díaz: bread or the club -- Ariel and Caliban -- The twentieth century: deep womb, dark flower -- The postwar years -- The contemporary scene -- Inter-American relations today.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)24467590
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WorldCat Identities Crow, John A., 1906-2001.
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