Gold, Oil, and Avocados

£25.00

The past decade has seen major political upheaval in Latin America – from Brazil to Chile to Venezuela to Bolivia – but to understand what happened, ask first where your quinoa and lithium batteries came from. In this fascinating history, roving reporter Andy Robinson takes readers from the salt planes of Chile to the depths of the Amazonian jungle to stitch together the story of Latin America’s last decade, showing how the imperial plunder of the past carries on today under a new name.

ISBN: 9781612199351 Author: Robinson, Andy Publisher: Melville House Publication Date: 19th August 2021 Imprint: Melville House Cover: Hardback Dewey: 338.02098 (edition:23) Pages: 344 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

The past decade has seen major political upheaval in Latin America – from Brazil to Chile to Venezuela to Bolivia – but to understand what happened, ask first where your quinoa and lithium batteries came from. In this fascinating history, roving reporter Andy Robinson takes readers from the salt planes of Chile to the depths of the Amazonian jungle to stitch together the story of Latin America’s last decade, showing how the imperial plunder of the past carries on today under a new name.

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