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Silver, sword, and stone : three crucibles of the Latin American story

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 920.08 Aran (Text) 33294002061919 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Prince Rupert Library 920.08 Aran (Text) 33294002080315 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781501104244
  • ISBN: 1501104241
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    477 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references ([pages 367-477) and index.
Summary, etc.: "Against the background of a thousand years of vivid history, acclaimed writer Marie Arana tells the timely and timeless stories of three contemporary Latin Americans whose lives represent three driving forces that have shaped the character of the region: exploitation (silver), violence (sword), and religion (stone).In Silver, Sword, and Stone, Arana seamlessly weaves these stories with the history of the past millennium to explain three enduring themes that have defined Latin America since pre-Columbian times: the foreign greed for its mineral riches, an ingrained propensity to violence, and the abiding power of religion. What emerges is a vibrant portrait of a people whose lives are increasingly intertwined with our own."--
Subject: Gonzales, Leonor
Buergos, Carlos
Albó, Xavier -- 1934-
Latin America -- Biography
Latin America -- History

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