Encyclopedia of Latin America / Thomas M. Leonard, general editor. - New York : Facts On File, c2010. - 1 online resource (4 v. (various pagings)) : ill., maps. - Facts on File library of world history Gale virtual reference library . - Facts on File library of world history. .

Description based on print version record.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

v. 1. Amerindians through foreign colonization (prehistory to 1560) / J. Michael Francis, volume editor -- v. 2. From colonies to independent nations (1550s to 1820s) / Mark Burkholder, volume editor -- v. 3. Search for national identity (1820s to 1900) / Monica Rankin, volume editor -- v. 4. The age of globalization (1900 to the present) / Thomas M. Leonard, volume editor.

Covers the history and culture of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from early settlements to the present day.

9781438129648 (electronic book)

F1406 / .E5155 2010