Latinoamerica: Presente y pasado (4th edition)

Latinoamerica: Presente y pasado (4th edition)

By: Arturo A. Fox (author)Paperback

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Latinoamerica: presente y pasado, written by an expert in the field, introduces students to the cultures and history of Latin America from pre-Colombian times to the present. Written in an easy-flowing, narrative style, this new edition continues to offer an extensive yet tangible view of Latin American history. Furthermore, Latinoamerica examines the Hispanic experience not only in Latin America, but also in the United States, a topic of increasing relevance and interest.

About Author

Arturo Fox was born in Cuba in 1935. Moved to the U.S. in 1962. U.S. citizen. Degrees: Doctor of Laws, Univ. of Havana, 1960; Ph.D. in Spanish with supporting program in Latin American Studies, Univ. of Minnesota at Minneapolis, 1971. Academic positions: Instructor of Spanish, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1963-66; Assistant Professor of Spanish, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA,1966-72; Assoc. Prof, 1972-79; Prof., 1979-98. Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages, 1972-74; Chair, Dept. of Spanish and Italian, 1978-79; Chair, Dept. of Spanish, 1981-84, 1990-93; Coordinator, Latin American Studies Program, Central PA Consortium, 1968-77; Director, Colombia Semester Program, Central PA Consortium, 1977-78; Director, Dickinson in Malaga, Spain, , 1985-86, 1988-90, 1993-95. Recongnitions: recipient of the Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award, 1981; appointed William W. Edel Professor of Humanities ( honorary chair), 1992; biographical entry in Marquis "Who's Who in America. Publications: Tree college textbooks: Otras gentes, otros modos, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967; Espana: ida y vuelta, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1981; Latinoamerica: presente y pasado, Prentice Hall, 1998; 2003; Anecdotario del comandante, a novel, Ediciones Universal, 1976; El Edipo en Unamuno y el espejo de Lacan (literary criticism), The Edwin Mellen Press, 2001. I have also published numerous articles on Spanish and Spanish American authors which have appeared in U.S. and Spanish literary journals. Travels: all countries of Western Europe, Hungary, Croatia, Servia-Montenegro, Bulgaria, Romania, the Czech Republic, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Morocco, Thailand, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, and five years of residence in Spain as director of Dickinson's Malaga Program.


1. Las grandes civilizaciones precolombinas (I) 2. Las grandes civilizaciones precolombinas (II) 3. Europa en la epoca del descubrimiento de America 4. La conquista de la America Hispana 5. El sistema colonial 6. Sociedad, vida y cultura en el mundo colonial 7. El siglo XIX. La independencia y sus consecuencias 8. Latinoamerica a vista de pajaro 9. El siglo XX. Panorama latinoamericano 10. La escena cultural hasta la Segunda Guerra Mundial 11. La escena cultural desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial 12. Centroamerica y Mexico 13. El area del Caribe: Haiti, la Republica Dominicana, Cuba 14. La Hispanoamerica andina: Ecuador, Peru y Bolivia 15. Los paises del cono sur: Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile 16. El norte de Suramerica: Colombia y Venezuela 17. Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780205794263
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780205794263
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 0205794262
  • edition: 4th edition

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