Latin American Heroes

Latin American Heroes Many North Americans are unaware of the history and politics of Latin America and Latin American Heroes goes a long way to redress this lack of knowledge These profiles of twenty three history makers

  • Title: Latin American Heroes
  • Author: Jerome R. Adams
  • ISBN: 9780345383846
  • Page: 213
  • Format: Paperback
  • Many North Americans are unaware of the history and politics of Latin America, and Latin American Heroes goes a long way to redress this lack of knowledge These profiles of twenty three history makers offer a unique view of Latin America through the eyes of men and women who devoted their lives to their countries, and to the freedom of their people.Here are fascinating miMany North Americans are unaware of the history and politics of Latin America, and Latin American Heroes goes a long way to redress this lack of knowledge These profiles of twenty three history makers offer a unique view of Latin America through the eyes of men and women who devoted their lives to their countries, and to the freedom of their people.Here are fascinating mini biographies of such influential and important subjects as Dona Marina La Malinche , a former slave, born in 1505, who became an invaluable translator for Cortes Toussaint L Ouverture, who led Haitians to rebel against their French masters in the first major slave revolt in the new world, Jose Marti, the journalist, revolutionary, poet, orator, and charismatic leader of the fight to free Cuba from Spanish domination, and the modern martyr Bishop Romero, who, as an outspoken Catholic clergyman opposed to the abuses of the rightist regime in El Salvador, was murdered for his beliefs You ll also learn about Brazil s Emperors Pedro I and Pedro II, the Women of the Mexican Revolution, Argentina s Juan and Eva Peron, Mexico s Emiliano Zapata, Venezuela s Simon Bolivar, and Cuba s Che Guevara.A straightforward and thoroughly researched biographical reference that amplifies some of the most significant voices in Latin America, past and present, Latin American Heroes is a long overdue tribute to the people whose fearless struggle for self determination changed history.

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    1. Latin American Heroes is a fascinating look at our past and the people who shaped it. A great read full of personal detail about the lives and loves, as well as the beliefs and aspirations of leaders at the edge of revolutions across the Americas. I highly recommend it as a starting point, you'll want to jump off from here into biographies of many of these amazing men and women.

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