The Americas: The History of a Hemisphere

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In this work, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto sweeps aside the tidy separation between the enlightened first world United States and Canada, and less privileged Latin America. He shows us why it is impossible to understand the history of North, Central and South America in isolation. From the emergence of the first human civilizations through the arrival of Europeans and up to today, the land mass has been bound together in a complex web of inter-relationships - from migration and trade to religion, slavery, warfare, culture, food ...