A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico

A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico

by Elinor G. K. Melville
     
 

Taking as a case study the sixteenth-century history of a region of highland central Mexico, this book is about the biological conquest of the New World.See more details below

Overview

Taking as a case study the sixteenth-century history of a region of highland central Mexico, this book is about the biological conquest of the New World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521420617
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/24/1994
Series:
Studies in Environment and History Series
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Alien landscapes; 3. The Australian experience; 4. The Mexican case; 5. The conquest process; 6. The colonial regime; Appendix 1. Sub-areas; Appendix 2. Sources for population estimates; Appendix 3. Sources for land holding and land use; Abbreviations; Glossary; Bibliography.

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