Latin American lives: selected biographies from the five-volume Encyclopedia of Latin American history and culture

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Macmillan Library Reference USA, Oct 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 1189 pages
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From Fidel Castro to Diego Rivera to Emiliano Zapata, this volume contains approximately 3,000 biographies of major figures from Central and South America, the Caribbean and West Indies in a handy A-to-Z format. A wide range of contemporary and historical figures are covered including precolonial Mayan, Inca, and Aztec leaders; early European Conquistadors, explorers and missionaries; colonial pirates; as well as 20th-century political, sports, military, media, business and cultural figures.

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