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Latin America In Perspective
Latin America In Perspective
By Oxford Analytica
Houghton Mifflin, 1991, 363 pp
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An extraordinarily useful primer on contemporary Latin America, surveying the region's demography, social structure, education, culture, politics, economics and international relations. Prepared by Malcom Deas of Oxford and a team of British researchers, the volume covers a great deal of ground in clear, straightforward and occasionally elegant prose, drawing discerningly on a generation of social science and historical research about the region.