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Latin American Heroes

Written by Jerome Adams

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Category: Biography & Autobiography - Historical; Biography & Autobiography - Reference; Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Imprint: Ballantine Books
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: April 1993
Price: $14.95
Can. Price: $21.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-38384-6 (0-345-38384-2)
Pages: 304



 
These profiles of twenty-three history makers offer a unique view of Latin America through the eyes of men and women who devoted their lives to their countries, and to the freedom of their people. These fascinating mini-biographies are a straightforward and thoroughly researched biographical reference that amplifies some of the most significant voices in Latin America, past and present.

"A uniquely conceived work….Brings to the fore various inherent and prevalent patterns of Latin American culture."--Choice (Current Reviews of Academic Libraries)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Dona Marina (La Malinche), Toussaint L'Ouverture, Simon Bolivar, Manuela Saenz, Jose de San Martin, Bernardo O'Higgins, Domingo Sarmiento, Brazil's Emperors: Pedro I and Pedro II, Jose Marti, Benito Juarez, Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata, Women of the Mexican Revolution: Dolores Jimenez y Muro, Juana Belen Gutierrez de Mendoza, Hermila Galindo de Topete, Augusto Sandino, Juan Peron, Maria Eva de Peron, Jose Figueres, Fidel Castro, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, and Bishop Romero





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