WorldCat Identities

Keen, Benjamin 1913-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 306 publications in 3 languages and 10,725 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Juvenile works  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: F1408.3, 980
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Keen
The life of the admiral Christopher Columbus by Fernando Colón( Book )

21 editions published between 1959 and 1992 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin American civilization : history and society, 1492 to the present by Benjamin Keen( Book )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seventh edition of this classic book of readings combines the best of the previous collections with new material on women in Latin America and modern developments, including a mounting debt crisis in Latin America coupled with the failure of neoliberal economics, recent government setbacks versus guerillas in Colombia, and governmental struggles in Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, and Brazil."--Jacket
The Aztec image in Western thought by Benjamin Keen( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encompass the sweep of changing Western thought on the Aztecs from Cortes to the present
A history of Latin America by Benjamin Keen( Book )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revision of standard college textbook includes new sections on the European arrival in America, NAFTA, and the Colombian 'drug lords.'"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Readings in Latin-American civilization: 1492 to the present by Benjamin Keen( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartolomé de las Casas in history: toward an understanding of the man and his work by Bartolomé de las Casas( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays increases the understanding of the man and his work by presenting English translations of the findings of leading modern European and Latin American specialists on Las Casas
A short history of Latin America by Benjamin Keen( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Curtis DeForest and the revolution of Buenos Aires by Benjamin Keen( Book )

21 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keen's Latin American civilization : history & society, 1492 to the present by Benjamin Keen( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic anthology of primary readings in Latin American history now updated to document dramatic recent changes, including the resurgence of leftist governments and the feminization of politics
Latin American civilization by Benjamin Keen( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previous editions published under title: Readings in Latin-American civilization: 1492 to the present
Essays in the intellectual history of colonial Latin America by Benjamin Keen( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in the Intellectual History of Colonial Latin America is a collection of eleven essays that have been adapted from Benjamin Keen's writings about Bartolome de Las Casas and related topics in the intellectual history of colonial Latin America. It is an accessible introduction to colonial history and a critical guide to the literature in the field
Life and labor in ancient Mexico; the brief and summary relation of the Lords of New Spain by Alonso de Zurita( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Latin America by Benjamin Keen( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revision of standard college textbook includes new sections on the European arrival in America, NAFTA, and the Colombian 'drug lords.'"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Americans all : the story of our Latin American neighbors by Benjamin Keen( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Latin America, from its Indian beginnings, through its conquest by European powers, then its struggle for independence, up to the 20th-century search for political and economic stability. Tells, often in the words of the men and women who helped to make the history, of the successes and failures of the Latin American peoples in their search for a better life
A history of Latin America by Benjamin Keen( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnological experiences and materials from the South Seas = Ethnologische Erfahrungen und Beleg stücke aus der Südsee by O Finsch( Book )

in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the Admiral Christopher Columbus by his son, Ferdinand by Fernando Colón( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Latin America by Benjamin Keen( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Latin American civilization from ancient times to 1910, examining issues and events within the framework of the dependency theory, which looks at the economies of Latin America as subject to the development and expansion of more powerful countries
Keen's latin american civilization : a primary source reader by Robert Buffington( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic anthology provides essential primary text-based and visual documents, contextualized by editorial introductions and essays
 
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Bartolomé de las Casas in history: toward an understanding of the man and his work
Alternative Names
Benjamin Keen American historian

킨, 벤자민 1913-2002

Languages
English (258)

Spanish (8)

Thai (1)

Covers
Latin American civilization : history and society, 1492 to the presentThe Aztec image in Western thoughtA history of Latin AmericaBartolomé de las Casas in history: toward an understanding of the man and his workKeen's Latin American civilization : history & society, 1492 to the presentEssays in the intellectual history of colonial Latin AmericaLife and labor in ancient Mexico; the brief and summary relation of the Lords of New SpainA history of Latin America