Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Palgrave Essential Histories Series

The Palgrave Essential Histories series contains dynamic and absorbing accounts of the history of the world’s principal countries. Each book in this series gives a sense of the country’s entire history, while giving additional emphasis to developments over the last hundred years. Compact, readable and informative national histories, these books are designed to appeal to anyone wishing to gain a broad understanding of a country’s history.  

General Editor: Jeremy Black  

Books in this Series

The History of Latin America
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The History of Latin America

Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Marshall C. Eakin
St. Martin's Press

This narrative history of Latin America surveys five centuries in less than five hundred pages. The first third of the book moves from the Americas before Columbus to the wars for independence in...

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The History of Central America

The History of Central America

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Thomas L. Pearcy
St. Martin's Press

Central America is an extraordinarily beautiful part of the world, with sweeping panoramic vistas of tropical vegetation, towering mountains, and striking ethnic and racial diversity. This tropical...

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The History of Venezuela

The History of Venezuela

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H. Micheal Tarver and Julia C. Frederick
St. Martin's Press

With an upcoming election, Chávez's involvement with U.S. oil exports, and the country becoming a leader of an increasingly united South America, this volume provides necessary background information...

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The History of Chile
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The History of Chile

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John L. Rector
St. Martin's Press

A colorful history of Chile from prehistoric times to the present

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The History of Cuba
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The History of Cuba

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Clifford L. Staten
St. Martin's Press

A narrative history of Cuba from prehistoric times to the present.

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The History of Argentina
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The History of Argentina

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Daniel K. Lewis
St. Martin's Press

Argentina is a country of enormous potential and challenging problems. In recent decades, violence and military dictatorships have upset the political system, and economic instability has held in...

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