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The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

Marcello Carmagnani


This book provides a provocative interpretation of Latin American history and the region's place in the changing global political economy, from the discovery of America into the twenty-first century. The book sheds new light on historical processes and explains how this vast expanse of territory—stretching from the American Southwest to the tip of the Southern Cone—became Europeanized in the colonial period, and how the European and American civilizations transformed one another as they grew together. The book departs from traditional historical thought by situating the narrative in the contex ... More

Keywords: global economy, global politics, historical processes, American Southwest, Southern Cone, colonial period, European civilization, American civilization, world history, Iberian population

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780520247987
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520247987.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcello Carmagnani, author