Biographical Dictionary Of Latin American And Caribbean Political Leaders by Robert J. Alexander

Biographical Dictionary Of Latin American And Caribbean Political Leaders

EditorRobert J. Alexander

Hardcover | June 1, 1988

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This is a compiliation of biographical sketches of the most important political figures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Each entry describes the subject's political significance as well as their career, family background, education, and relevant nonpolitical activities. Appendixes list the leaders according to country or territory, and provide a chronology of major events in the region from Haitian independence in 1804 to the present day. A general subject index completes the volume.

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Title:Biographical Dictionary Of Latin American And Caribbean Political LeadersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:519 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 1, 1988Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313243530

ISBN - 13:9780313243530

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?This is in many ways a companion volume to Political Parties of the Americas. It includes over 450 biographical sketches of the most important political figures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin America and the Caribbean.' Political involvement and significance are emphasized for each subject with details also presented for some on family background, education, and non-political activities. Entries are arranged alphabetically by name with an index listing entries by country or territory. A bibliography listing one to five sources concludes each entry. Recommended for libraries supporting research on Latin American history.?-Reference Book Review