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The Role of the Americas in History

The Role of the Americas in History (Paperback)

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This first-time translation makes available to English-speaking readers a seminal essay in Latin American thought by one of Latin America's leading intellectuals. Originally published in Mexico in 1957, The Role of the Americas in History explores the meaning of the history of the Americas in relation to universal history. Amy A. Oliver's introduction provides an excellent overview of such major themes in Zea's thought as marginality, humanism, Catholicism and Protestantism, philosophy of history, and liberation.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryHistory: theory & methodsHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 22/11/1991 ISBN-13: 9780847677214  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Amy A. Oliver is Professor of Languages and Foreign Study at the American University.

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