The history of Chile / John L. Rector.

"The History of Chile provides an up-to-date historical overview of this complex and fascinating country. Beginning with a survey of the land, people, and current government of contemporary Chile, the book then traces the chronological story of Chile. Ten chapters follow the details of Chilean...

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Online Access: Full Text (via EBSCO)
Main Author: Rector, John Lawrence, 1943-
Format: eBook
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series:Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Table of Contents:
  • Timeline of historical events
  • A crazy geography
  • Origins of the Chilean people, 500-1750
  • Independence, 1750-1830
  • Miners, merchants, and hacendados, 1830-61
  • The triumph of Congress, 1861-91
  • New classes and conflicts, 1891-1925
  • Experiments in democracy, 1925-58
  • Reform turns to Revolution, 1958-75
  • Military rule and neoliberalism, 1973-90
  • The democratic transition after 1990
  • Notable people in the history of Chile
  • Glossary of selected terms.