Historical Dictionary of Chile by Salvatore BizzarroHistorical Dictionary of Chile by Salvatore Bizzarro

Historical Dictionary of Chile

bySalvatore Bizzarro

Hardcover | April 20, 2005

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This new edition covers, in a concise and careful manner, major figures and political events, focusing especially on the contemporary period, specifically, events since the coup d'Ètat of September 11, 1973. Historical Dictionary of Chile, Third Edition includes more than 3,000 dictionary entries covering history, politics, geography, economics, the environment, culture, and a myriad other topics that include writers, artists, playwrights, and important figures, many of which were not included in the previous edition. Also included are 24 photographs of the paintings of famous Latin American artists. The exhaustive and comprehensive bibliography, subdivided by topic and fully annotated, features more than 1,200 resources, including scholarly journals and monographs, official reports of the Chilean government and international organizations, documents obtained from the United States Congress, foreign and domestic newspapers, numerous periodicals, books, Internet sites, and interviews with Chileans who lived in exile and then returned to the country. Scholars, students, and general readers will find this book to be a wealth of information, covering every aspect of Chile.
Salvatore Bizzarro is Professor and Department Chair of Romance Languages at Colorado College, where he also teaches Latin American Literature.
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Title:Historical Dictionary of ChileFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1000 pages, 8.7 × 5.56 × 2.29 inPublished:April 20, 2005Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810840979

ISBN - 13:9780810840973

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Table of Contents

Part 1 List of Maps, Illustrations, and Photographs Part 2 Preface Part 3 Acknowledgments Part 4 Editor's Foreword to the Third Edition Part 5 Foreword to the Second Edition Part 6 Foreword to the First Edition Part 7 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 8 Chronology of Events Part 9 Introduction Part 10 THE DICTIONARY Part 11 Bibliography Part 12 About the Author

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In this 5.75 x 8.75. reference, Bizzarro (Romance languages, Colorado College) proffers 3,000 entries on the history, politics, geography, economics, environment, and culture of Chile, many of which are new to this third edition. Focus is on the country's history since the coup d'état of September 11, 1973. The reference lists 1,200 bibliographic resources, including scholarly journals, official reports of the Chilean government and international organizations, foreign and domestic newspapers, and interviews with Chileans who lived in exile and then returned. There are also b&w reproductions of artwork by famous Latin American artists.