Chile in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (Serial) Caistor Nick

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Published: February 11th 2011

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Chile in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (Serial)  by  Caistor Nick

Chile in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (Serial) by Caistor Nick
February 11th 2011 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: | 3.78 Mb

Once a byword for military repression and human rights abuses, Chiles image is now that of a dynamic economic success story. The Chilean miracle, based on radical free-market reform and export-led growth, has been presented as a model for allMoreOnce a byword for military repression and human rights abuses, Chiles image is now that of a dynamic economic success story. The Chilean miracle, based on radical free-market reform and export-led growth, has been presented as a model for all developing countries.

Yet this transition has also created its own social problems, challenging traditional values with the advent of extreme materialism. And with many scars left by the Pinochet dictatorship, Chile remains a country divided by its painful history.Famed for its spectacular landscapes that range from glaciers to deserts, Chile is also home to a vibrant cultural life, exemplified by writers such as Pablo Neruda and Ariel Dorfman. Music, cinema, and handicrafts reflect the countrys artistic diversity as well as its mixed ethnic traditions.Chile in Focus is an authoritative and up-to-date guide to Latin Americas success story.

It explores the land and people, history and politics, society and culture, the economy, and includes the authors expert tips on must-see landmarks and historical sites.



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