Chapter Study Outline. The encounter between Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans was shaped by the religious, geographical, and cultural . 2 days ago Welcome to the Student Studyspace for Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America, Third Edition. Effective and well-designed. Chapter Study Outline. The independence of Latin America was sudden and unexpected, and the course of the fighting shaped the societies that would emerge.

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I waffled and wavered all over this. I had taken course in undergrad that covered most of this material, but this book was a good refresher.

Many of these excerpts from books, essays, and newspaper articles were translated by Chasteen. Archived from the original on Overall, I enjoyed reading it.

This book was the required reading for a Latin American history class I took in college. More information on this book. This book also helped me identify some feelings within my Latin American identity.

This book moves very quickly and is very easy to read. Pages with related products.

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Open Veins of Latin America: That aside, the last chapter of the book which deals with the most recent events–the 90’s is so bllood A section at the end of each chapter highlights a particular phenomenon, and there are black and white photos at the beginning of each chapter and chasteeh of these end segments, with some good charts interspersed.


I’ve assigned this book for my first semester teaching Latin American History on my own.

Drawing on the most current scholarship, this concise text presents a direct, compelling narrative that spans six centuries and twenty countries. Of course, as the author hints at in the introduction, the task at hand is an impossible one–five hundred years of a continent’s history can hardly be fitted into such a small space–and the text does often feel a bit too chastene.

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America, 3e: W. W. Norton StudySpace

My only criticism is that the book has a left-leaning Rating: Low-brow SJWs will probably find this book deep. The periodic maps are well suited but perhaps more visual information is wanting. My professor actually wrote this book so it was interesting to compare his writing and speaking styles. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It’s nice to know a little about the racial issues of Latin America but good grief — this isn’t the MAIN thing we n This book says “concise” in the title and so I feel wrong for faulting it. 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. Aug 22, Salena rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


A decent, entry level overview of Latin American history. Jan 12, Emily rated it really liked it. Great book for those who want to explore the social climate and Latin America. Born hcasteen Blood and Fire: In addition to historical facts, the author has spent quite a bit of time living throughout South America, and anx experiences provide color throughout the book. The book provides insights amd all the major ideas through colonization to the present. Be the first to ask a question about Born in Blood and Fire.

Overall, a really good overview. I was disappointed by that, but did see that inhe published a sister guide focusing on primary sources and ownvoices. Also largely absent are voices of peasants, as this is definitely a top down history. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 03, Sophia Pandelidis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Get to Know Us.

Born in Blood and Fire

As a layman to Latin American history, I find this book to be incredibly helpful. One person found this helpful.

Some introductory surveys have a way of making it seem like history was simple, and this text most assuredly did not. The book is well written, something that seems to be lacking in most history books I’ve read. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. What a struggling history of South and Latin America.