Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America (Paperback)
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The most readable, highly regarded, and affordable history of Latin America for our times.
Born in Blood and Fire, Fourth Edition has been extensively revised to heighten emphasis on current cultural analyses of Latin American society and facilitate meaningful connections between the Encounter and the present. Throughout the Fourth Edition, a new full-color design highlights an enriched and expanded map and illustration program. This, along with new quizzing and assessment options and a new edition of the companion reader, offers students and instructors more support than ever before.
About the Author
John Charles Chasteen is Professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the highly acclaimed translator of Tulio Halperín Donghi’s The Contemporary History of Latin America. He is also the author of Heroes on Horseback: The Life and Times of the Last Gaucho Caudillos; National Rhythms, African Roots: The Deep History of Latin American Popular Dance; and Americanos: Latin
America’s Struggle for Independence.