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Klein, Herbert S.

Overview
Works: 143 works in 651 publications in 5 languages and 20,397 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: F3321, 984
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Herbert S Klein
Bolivia, the evolution of a multi-ethnic society by Herbert S Klein( Book )

42 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Klein's Bolivia offered the first modern historical survey in English of this important nation. The second edition of this now-standard source has been updated to cover events of the last turbulent decade of political and economic change. It includes a completely new final chapter and an updated bibliography
Slavery in the Americas : a comparative study of Virginia and Cuba by Herbert S Klein( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Atlantic slave trade by Herbert S Klein( Book )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book examines the four hundred years of the Atlantic slave trade, covering the West and East African experiences, as well as all the American colonies and republics that obtained slaves from Africa. It outlines both the common features of this trade and the local differences that developed. It discusses the slave trade's economics, politics, demographic impact, and cultural implications in relationship to Africa as well as America. Finally, it places the slave trade in the context of world trade and examines the role it played in the growing relationship between Asia, Africa, Europe, and America."--Jacket
African slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean by Herbert S Klein( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For review see: Chris Abel, in Journal of Latin American Studies, vol. 20, part 2 (November 1988); p. 457-458
A concise history of Bolivia by Herbert S Klein( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In its first Spanish edition, Herbert Klein's A Concise History of Bolivia won immediate acceptance within Bolivia as the new standard history of this important nation. Surveying Bolivia's economic, social, cultural, and political evolution from the arrival of early man in the Andes to the present, this current version brings the history of this society up to the present day, covering the fundamental changes that have occurred since the National Revolution of 1952 and the return of democracy in 1982. These changes have included the introduction of universal education and the rise of the mestizos and Indian populations to political power for the first time in national history. Containing an updated bibliography, A Concise History of Bolivia remains an essential text for courses in Latin American history and politics."--Jacket
The middle passage : comparative studies in the Atlantic slave trade by Herbert S Klein( Book )

18 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parties and political change in Bolivia, 1880-1952 by Herbert S Klein( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Italian and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A population history of the United States by Herbert S Klein( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first full-scale, one-volume survey of the demographic history of the United States. From the arrival of humans in the Western Hemisphere to the current century, Klein analyzes the basic demographic trends in the growth of the reconquest, colonial, and national populations. He surveys the origin and distribution of the Native Americans, the postconquest free and servile European and African colonial populations, and the variation in regional patterns of fertility and mortality until 1800. He then explores trends in births, deaths, and international and internal migrations during the 19th century, and compares them with contemporary European developments. The profound impact of historic declines in disease and mortality rates on the structure of the late-20th-century population is explained. The unusual patterns of recent urbanization and the rise of suburbia in the late 20th century are examined along with the renewed impact of new massive international migrations on North American society. Finally the late-20th-century changes in family structure, fertility, and mortality are evaluated for their influence on the evolution of the national population for the 21st century and compared with trends in other postdemographic-transition advanced industrial societies in Europe and Asia."--Jacket
Hispanics in the United States : a demographic, social, and economic history, 1980-2005 by Laird W Bergad( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Utilizing census data and other statistical source materials, this book examines the transformations in the demographic, social, and economic structures of Latino-Americans in the United States between 1980 and 2005"--Provided by publisher
Revolution and the rebirth of inequality : a theory applied to the National revolution in Bolivia by Jonathan Kelley( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery in Brazil by Herbert S Klein( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a complete modern survey of the institution of slavery in Brazil and how it affected the lives of enslaved Africans. It is based on research on the institution of slavery and the role of Africans and their descendants in Brazil
Brazil since 1980 by Francisco Vidal Luna( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a general survey of Brazilian society, economy, and political system since 1980. It describes the basic changes occurring as Brazil was transformed from a predominantly rural and closed economy under military rule into a modern democratic, industrial and urbanized society, with an extraordinary world class commercial agriculture in the past 60 years. In this period, Brazil passed from a pre-modern high fertility and mortality society to a modern low fertility and mortality one, the economy approached hyper inflation many times, and it abandoned a policy of protected industrialization to an economy opened to world trade. The advances and the failures of these changes are examined for the impact on questions of growth and equality. The book is designed as a basic introduction to contemporary Brazil from a recent historical perspective and is one of the first such comprehensive surveys of recent Brazilian history and development in any language
Social change in Brazil, 1945-1985 : the incomplete transition by Edmar Lisboa Bacha( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Portuguese and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haciendas and ayllus : rural society in the Bolivian Andes in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by Herbert S Klein( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery and the economy of São Paulo,1750-1850 by Francisco Vidal Luna( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trans-Atlantic slave trade : a database on CD-ROM by David Eltis( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains records of 27,233 trans-Atlantic slave ship voyages made between 1595 and 1866. Format allows users to track information by time period and geographic region, and includes interactive maps that allow viewers to chart the trans-Atlantic connections. The accompanying data contains materials about people on board, owners and captains, ships' characteristics, and the geographic trajectory of each voyage
The royal treasuries of the Spanish Empire in America by John J TePaske( Book )

in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American finances of the Spanish empire : royal income and expenditures in colonial Mexico, Peru, and Bolivia, 1680-1809 by Herbert S Klein( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economic and social history of Brazil since 1889 by Francisco Vidal Luna( Book )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first complete economic and social history of Brazil in the modern period in any language. It provides a detailed analysis of the evolution of the Brazilian society and economy from the end of the empire in 1889 to the present day. The authors elucidate the basic trends that have defined modern Brazilian society and economy. In this period Brazil moved from being a mostly rural traditional agriculture society with only light industry and low levels of human capital to a modern literate and industrial nation. It has also transformed itself into one of the world's most important agricultural exporters. How and why this occurred is explained in this important survey"--
A population history of the United States by Herbert S Klein( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a fully-updated version of the first full-scale, one-volume survey of the demographic history of the United States from preconquest to the present day"--Provided by publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Klein, H. S.

Klein, Herbert 1936-

Klein, Herbert S.

Klein Herbert S. 1936-....

Klein, Herbert Sanford

Klein, Herbert Sanford 1936-

Sanford Klein, Herbert 1936-

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Languages
English (345)

Spanish (17)

Portuguese (10)

Italian (4)

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Slavery in the Americas : a comparative study of Virginia and CubaThe Atlantic slave tradeAfrican slavery in Latin America and the CaribbeanA concise history of BoliviaA population history of the United StatesHispanics in the United States : a demographic, social, and economic history, 1980-2005Slavery in BrazilBrazil since 1980