Map: National Frontiers and Capital Cities of South America; History and Context: 1: The Colonial Era and its Aftermath, 1492-1870; 2: Globalization and Retreat, 1870-1945; 3: From Developmentism to Neoliberalism, 1945-2000; Nation States; 4: Venezuela; 5: Colombia; 6: Ecuador; 7: Peru; 8: Bolivia; 9: Chile; 10: Argentina; 11: Uruguay; 12: Paraguay; 13: Brazil; 14: Guyana; 15: Suriname; South America and the New Century; 16: Environment and Natural Resources; 17: Agriculture: 18: Labour, Indigenous, and Social Movements; 19: Attempts at Integration; 20: Relations with United States; Appendices; Chronolgy; Glossary; Personalitie s; Political and Economic Institutions; Ethnic Groups; Bibliography; Index.
"The appendixes-- chronology of events, terms, biographies-- and
the annotated bibliography and index will retain value for many
years to come....The consistent strengths of the series include its
coverage of multinationals, descriptions of the labor situations
and distribution of wealth within the region, inclusion of larger
regional and international relations, and preparation of reports by
-"Choice, Jamuary 2003