Ecuador in Focus : A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture, by Roos, Wilma
- ISBN: 9781566563857 | 1566563852
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/1/2000
The In Focus guides will brief you on:
The history: Conquest, life as a colony, quest for independence and the building of a modern nation. How history can help explain today's society and politics.
The people: Who lives where, how they live. The different worlds of the poor and the rich; blacks, Indians and whites; Arabs and Jews; indigenous, disenfranchised and dispossessed peoples; human rights.
The culture: What to read, what to see, what to hear. Who's who in literature, music, dance, theater and cinema. Roots and rites of different religions. Folk traditions and indigenous cultural celebrations.
The politics: Who runs the country, who wants to run the country. Power and conflict between political parties, the military, guerillas and grassroots organizations. Historical tie