Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment

Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment

by David J. Weber
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300119917

ISBN-13: 9780300119916

Pub. Date: 08/15/2006

Publisher: Yale University Press

This landmark book explores how Spain tried to come to terms with independent Indians on the frontiers of its American empire in the late 1700s.

"[An] important new book. . . . It displays . . . a mastery of the literature and impressive erudition; a capacity for the patient teasing out of the truth from sources that are often incomplete and partisan; and a lucid

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This landmark book explores how Spain tried to come to terms with independent Indians on the frontiers of its American empire in the late 1700s.

"[An] important new book. . . . It displays . . . a mastery of the literature and impressive erudition; a capacity for the patient teasing out of the truth from sources that are often incomplete and partisan; and a lucid narrative style that carries the reader along. . . . A formidable achievement."—J. H. Elliott, New York Review of Books
 
"A stunning book that will be read for generations and lauded for its awesome research, judicious analysis, and graceful prose."—James Schofield Saeger, Lehigh University
 
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300119916
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2006
Series:
The Lamar Series in Western History
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.81(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

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