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Latin America: History and Culture Edition 1.

By Barbara A. Tenenbaum (Editor)
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North Americans know that their "New World" is only part of what Columbus discovered in 1492. In this 4-vol. set, in appealing form, is the story of the other Americas -- the borderlands of Old (and New) Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. Derived from Scribner's "Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture," yet enriched with new art and current events, this set introduces students to a world as familiar as Christopher Columbus and our Latino heritage, as foreign as the jungles of the Amazon and ancient citadel of Machu Picchu. Here are the beauty of Haitian folk art and the beat of Brazil's bossa nova-along with the brutality of Salvadoran death squads and Argentine "disappearances." In A-Z format, 749 articles are complemented by 60 color and more than 200 black-and-white pictures and maps. Boxed special features, topical and general chronologies, and marginal definitions are some of the aids that make this set appropriate for every school and public library.

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Latin America: History and Culture Edition 1. by Barbara A. Tenenbaum has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2005 page 552
  • Booklist - 06/01/2000 page 1958
  • School Library Journal - 08/01/2000 page 136
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2000 page 70
  • American Reference Bks Annual - 01/01/2001 page 50
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2001 page 60
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2002 page 581

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Charles Scribner's Sons
Pages   992
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.27" Width: 11.81" Height: 4.34"
Weight:   10.2 lbs.
Binding  Boxed Sets
Release Date   Dec 10, 1999
Publisher   Charles Scribner's Sons
Age  10-17
Edition  New  
ISBN  0684805766  
ISBN13  9780684805764  

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1Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > United States > Other
2Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Multicultural Stories > General
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Multicultural Stories
4Books > Subjects > Children > Reference & Nonfiction
5Books > Subjects > History > Americas > Central America > General
6Books > Subjects > History > Americas > Central America
7Books > Subjects > History > Americas > General
8Books > Subjects > History > Americas > South America
9Books > Subjects > History > World > General
10Books > Subjects > History > World
11Books > Subjects > Reference > Encyclopedias > History

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