Colonial Latin America / Edition 5

Colonial Latin America / Edition 5

by Mark A. Burkholder, Lyman L. Johnson, Russell L. McCormmach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195156854

ISBN-13: 9780195156850

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A concise, comprehensive study of the Iberian colonies in the New World from the pre-conquest through European exploration and colonization to the wars of independence in the early 19th century. This third edition includes an expanded discussion of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas, along with recent research on popular culture and economy. An extremely well-balanced study.…  See more details below

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A concise, comprehensive study of the Iberian colonies in the New World from the pre-conquest through European exploration and colonization to the wars of independence in the early 19th century. This third edition includes an expanded discussion of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas, along with recent research on popular culture and economy. An extremely well-balanced study. 32 figures. 31 photos. 5 maps. 400 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195156850
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Iberia and America Before the Conquest1
2The Age of Conquest44
3Ruling New World Empires83
4Population and Labor111
5Production, Exchange, and Defense144
6The Social Economy: Societies of Caste and Class182
7The Family and Society212
8Living in an Empire235
9Imperial Expansion280
10Crisis and Collapse338
A Note on Periodical Literature391
Glossary392
Illustration Sources and Credits396
Monarchs of Spain and Portugal398
Index399

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