History: Why did gambling divide the Augustans and the Franciscans? How did Bernardo O'Higgins become a national hero? Lively chapters bring history to life.
People: Why are Chileans known as the English of Latin America? How can you pinpoint the social climbers? Incisive essays reveal the people's character and values.
Places: A full run-down, with detailed maps, on the sights worth seeing, from Santiago to Valparaiso, from spooky ghost towns to the wonders of Easter Island.
Listings: All the addresses, telephone numbers and practical information you'll need.