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This work gives an overview of Latin American history and is remarkably readable. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Along the way, Chasteen not only addresses political history, but also highlights the role of women, touches on art, literature and music as it reflects the time, addresses economic trends and elegantly relates the issues and conflicts of the past to the present.

I also understood the historical beginning of Latin American idolization of the U. Chasteen is an engaging writer and makes the history interesting, but in textbook Quick notes: Norton Gradebook Instructors and students now have an easy way to track online quiz scores with the Norton Gradebook.

A Concise History of Latin America. My only criticism is that the book has a left-leaning bias, although the As a layman to Latin American history, I find this book to be incredibly helpful. This approach is certainly saves me a lot of the pain I have in reading many other history texts, but there are times when Chasteen would choose better to demonstrate facts instead of divulging in a biographic vi A decent, entry level overview of Latin American history.


First of all, the second edition is riddle with typographical errors and annotation errors. The reading was moderately entertaining, but chxsteen is not your typical history book.

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America by John Charles Chasteen

Three other editions have been published since, the most recent in Chasteen does spectacularly in covering the important narratives of changing periods and his prose manages to keep the material interesting enough. As a layman to Latin American history, I find this book to be incredibly helpful.

Paperback2nd Editionpages. Chasteen is an engaging writer and makes the history interesting, but in textbook form, there is very little in the way of resources and citations.

We purchased the book used and the quality was great! All the kids are reading this one.

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. References to this book Borders and Bridges: This book also helped me identify some feelings within my Latin American identity. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a compelling narrative of the Latin American experience, animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis.

The author also talks about the themes of history as it applies to today and possible trends Latin American countries may take in the future, which I agree with. Apr 23, Audrey Gibson rated it really liked it. A Concise History of Latin America. I highly recommend to anyone who wants a succinct history of Latin America and Latin American ideologies. The first is their tripartite cultural heritage, combining in various ways Iberian colonizers, Africa slaves, and indigenous people.

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Born in Blood and Fire: Carefully revised in light of recent Latin American history, the Second Edition introduces new maps, helpful chapter timelines, and a new Student Web site. There was is underling justification to some of the events that, have throughout history, been a result of U.

Jul 27, Claire added it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other books by the author include Americanos: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. You can download or print Flashcards for offline study to help you study for an exam.

Born in Blood and Fire

It offers the usual summary of political and historical events in Latin America for Brazil is discussed almost as much as the Hispanophone countrieswith a few moments where the author clears up a few things that either are misconceptions or wh Obligatory terse review, as things are still hectic around here.

Very helpful source for papers though. For armchair historians, I cannot recommend this history strongly enough. This is a story of despair and hope, boen processes of conquest and colonization, race mixing and class construction, revolution and republic formation, and the elusive quests for sustained economic growth and political and social equality.