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Modern Latin America, 7th Edition

Welcome to the companion website for the seventh edition of Oxford's Modern Latin America. Here you'll find a comprehensive set of materials not contained in the book, written and selected by the authors in order to further assist students, readers, and instructors:

For students and general readers:

  • A timeline of key events
  • Analyses of major news developments in Latin America
  • Lists of heads of state
  • Questions for review
  • Suggestions for further reading
  • A guide to primary sources

For instructors:

  • An essay on pedagogical challenges in teaching Latin America
  • Sample syllabi
  • A guide to instructional films

About the Authors:

Thomas E. Skidmore is Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University. He is the author of Brazil: Five Centuries of Change, Second Edition (OUP, 2009), and Politics in Brazil, 1930–1964 (OUP, 2007).

Peter H. Smith is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Simon Bolivar Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Democracy in Latin America (OUP, 2005) and Talons of the Eagle (OUP, 2008)

James N. Green is Professor of History and Brazilian Studies at Brown University. He is the author of Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-century Brazil (1999) and We Cannot Remain Silent: Opposition to the Brazilian Military Dictatorship in the United States (2010).


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