Latin America since the mid-20th century - …
Latin America Summary - Mapping History
Surveys major trends in slavery for virtually every colony in Latin America, including Haiti and the Dutch Caribbean. Strong on Brazil. Examines free-black life, slave resistance, and certain cultural influences. Great for general readers, undergraduates, and advanced scholars. Contains a useful bibliographic essay. Spanish version available through the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.
Religion and Politics in 20th Century Central America ..
The chapter summarizes, in seven “stages,” Latin American urbanization from the pre-Columbian era to the mid-20th century, which makes it valuable as an introduction to the field for undergraduates and nonspecialized readership. Interesting connections between the 19th century and the development of urban networks in the 20th across the region.