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Peru

1st Edition

By Victor Alba

Routledge

306 pages

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Hardback: 9780367282776
pub: 2019-05-07
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Description

This book focuses on the topography, the political system, the economy, the culture, and the population of Peru, providing a foundation for the understanding and forecasting of Latin America's course for the near future.

Table of Contents

Between the Abyss and the Summit -- An Oppressive Topography -- A Troubled History -- An Unshakable Political System -- The Pyramid above the Rectangle -- An Unbalanced Economy -- A Fragmented Population -- A Protective Culture -- What Is Peru's Future? -- The Coup within the Coup

About the Author

Victor Alba (1916-2003) was an active participant in the P.O.U.M. and the Spanish Civil War. He was the author of numerous books, among them Catalonia: A Profile; Transition in Spain and The Communist Party in Spain. Alba was professor emeritus of the political science department of Kent State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General