Studies in the Colonial History of Spanish America

Studies in the Colonial History of Spanish America

by Mario Gongora
     
 

The seven essays that are contained in Mario Góngora's Studies in the Colonial History of Spanish America demonstrate his exceptional range as a historian.See more details below

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The seven essays that are contained in Mario Góngora's Studies in the Colonial History of Spanish America demonstrate his exceptional range as a historian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521102087
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/17/2008
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Conquistadors and the Rewards of Conquest Bands of warriors in the Reconquest of Spain; 2. The Spanish Empire in the Indies: from Christendom to the System of Nation States; 3. The Institutions and Founding Ideas of the Spanish State in the Indies; 4. Trends in Colonial History and Changes in the Founding; 5. The Enlightenment, Enlightened Despotism and the Ideological Crisis in the Colonies; 6. The New World in Eschatological and Utopian Writings of the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries; 7. The Problem of Periodisation of Post-Columbian History.

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