Challenges for Latin America in the 21st Century | OpenMind
Problems in Modern Latin American History. Now in its fifth edition, this leading reader has been updated with new readings and visual sources. This edition includes an added final chapter on current social movements to help students reflect on the ecological realities that inform their world. With its innovative combination of primary and secondary sources and thoughtful editorial analysis, this text is designed specifically to stimulate critical thinking in a wide range of courses on Latin American history since independence.
Latin Americans Are Souring on Democracy. That’s Not So Surprising Considering the Region’s History
Despotism is the only viable government here. Today, a surprising number of Latin Americans would agree. After all, democracy there has faced obstacles from the start.
John H. He is the author or editor of eight books and many scholarly articles on Latin American economic and international history. He has served on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly journals including the American Historical Review, the Journal of Economic History, and the Hispanic American Historical Review and as well as social science and history journals published in Britain, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Peru, and Spain.