The Idea of Latin America
December 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Idea of Latin America is a geo-political manifesto which insists on the need to leave behind an idea which belonged to the nation-building mentality of nineteenth-century Europe.
- Charts the history of the concept of Latin America from its emergence in Europe in the second half of the nineteenth century through various permutations to the present day.
- Asks what is at stake in the survival of an idea which subdivides the Americas.
- Reinstates the indigenous peoples and migrations excluded by the image of a homogenous Latin America with defined borders.
- Insists on the pressing need to leave behind an idea which belonged to the nation-building mentality of nineteenth-century Europe.