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Frontiers in the Americas: A Global Perspective

reviewed by Janet Dolgin 1976

coverTitle: Frontiers in the Americas: A Global Perspective
Author(s): Jorge Manach
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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"How," asks Sartre, "are we to understand that man makes History if at the same time it is History which makes him?"4 This question—though set in a different theoretical and practical context than Sartre's—stands at the core of Jorge Manach's Frontiers in the Americas. This volume, skillfully translated into English by Philip Phenix, constituted Manach's last lectures prepared in 1960-61 for delivery at the University of Puerto Rico. The publication of Manach's last writings by the Center for Education in Latin America at Teachers College provides us with a stimulating, if at points arguable, portrait of the relations between the United States and Latin America, and especially the Caribbean. But it also explores the social and philosophical thoughts of a man whose personal history can only be understood in dynamic relation to the history of the frontiers which he examines. In considering the "frontiers"—a concept entailing both "contiguity and contrariety"—between Latin... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 78 Number 1, 1976, p. 152-153
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1247, Date Accessed: 8/17/2018 11:22:31 AM

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