13 Best South American History

List Updated May 2020

Bestselling South American History in 2020


The Penguin History of Latin America

The Penguin History of Latin America
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
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The American South: A History (Volume 1)

The American South: A History (Volume 1)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

The American South: A History (Volume 2)

The American South: A History (Volume 2)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

The American South: A History (Volume 2)

The American South: A History (Volume 2)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
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Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America (Fourth Edition)

Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America (Fourth Edition)
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

A Year in the South: 1865: The True Story of Four Ordinary People Who Lived Through the Most Tumultuous Twelve Months in American History

A Year in the South: 1865: The True Story of Four Ordinary People Who Lived Through the Most Tumultuous Twelve Months in American History
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

Environmental History and the American South: A Reader (Environmental History and the American South Ser.)

Environmental History and the American South: A Reader (Environmental History and the American South Ser.)
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
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The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020

The American South: A History (Volume 1)

The American South: A History (Volume 1)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020

Christianity and Race in the American South: A History (Chicago History of American Religion)

Christianity and Race in the American South: A History (Chicago History of American Religion)
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020

The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South (With Photographs and a New Introduction by the Author)

The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South (With Photographs and a New Introduction by the Author)
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
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White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History

White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020

Central America Largest Lake: Nicaragua Lake

A geography article on Lake Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America.

Lake Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America, is found in Nicaragua. Lake Nicaragua clocks in at 8,264 square kilometers (or 3,000 miles), which makes Lake Nicaragua the 21st largest lake in the entire planet. As the largest lake in Central America, Lake Nicaragua stretches 100 miles in length. Lake Nicaragua also dives to a depth of up to 80 feet.

The Ecology of the Largest Lake in Central America:

Lake Nicaragua is a freshwater lake. However, unlike many bodies of fresh water, Central America's largest lake is home to various animal species that are traditionally thought of as saltwater animals, such as sharks (source). In fact, besides being Central America's largest lake, Lake Nicaragua is the only freshwater lake in the world to house saltwater animals.

Lake Nicaragua has many islands on its surface. The largest island in Lake Nicaragua is Ometepe.

The Names of the Largest Lake in Central America:

Lake Nicaragua goes by various other lake names in other languages. For example, residents of Nicaragua call the lake Mar Dulce. In spanish, the largest lake in Central America is known as "Lago de Nicaragua."

The Environment and the Largest Lake in Central America:

Lake Nicaragua suffers from various environmental threats, mostly manmade. These environmental threats include the traditional human-provoked pollution problems, such as sewage in the water. To protect the largest lake in Central America, Nicaragua's government formed the Nicaraguan Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources.

Other Large Lakes on Earth:

Lake Nicaragua is the largest lake in Central America, but there are 20 larger lakes in other parts of the world.

The largest lakes in Kazakhstan: Caspian Sea, Lake Balkhash

Largest Lakes in Canada: Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Great Slave Lake, Great Bear Lake, Lake Winnipeg, Lake Ontario

Largest Lakes in the United States: Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario

Largest Lakes in Africa: Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika

Largest Lakes in Russia: Aral Sea, Lake Baikal, Lake Ladoga, Lake Onega

Largest Lake in Australia: Australia

The Largest Lake in the World:

The world's largest lake makes the largest Lake in Central America look miniscule. The largest lake in the world is found in the country of Kazakhstan and is called the Caspian Sea. The Caspian Sea, while it carries the moniker of "sea," is technically classified as a lake.

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