A History of Latin America to 1825

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 24, 2011 - History - 608 pages
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The updated and enhanced third edition of A History of Latin America to 1825 presents a comprehensive narrative survey of Latin American history from the region's first human presence until the majority of Iberian colonies in America emerged as sovereign states c. 1825.
  • This edition features new content on the history of women, gender, Africans in the Iberian colonies, and pre-Columbian peoples
  • Includes more illustrations to aid learning: over 50 figures and photographs, several accompanied by short essays
  • Concentrates on the colonial period and earlier, expanding coverage of the period and incorporating more social and cultural history with the political narrative
 

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Contents

PHOTO ESSAY
259
View of the Peruvian montaña from Machu Picchu
261
Terracing at Pisac in the Vilcanota valley Peru
263
Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán Mexico
265
The North Acropolis at Tikal Guatemala
267
Franciscan church at Tepeaca Mexico
269
Detail of the main portal of the monastic church of San Francisco Lima
271
bronze statue Plaza Mayor Sucre Bolivia
273
A Slacker Grip
281
Slaves Sugar and Gold
401
Independence
465
Epilogue
495
Glossary
505
Bibliography
536
Index
563
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About the author (2011)

Peter Bakewell is Edmund and Louise Kahn Professor of History at Southern Methodist University and has taught in the US since 1975. His major research and writing has centered on the history of silver mining and related topics in colonial Spanish America. His previous works include Silver Mining and Society in Colonial Mexico: Zacatecas, 1546–1700 (1971) and Silver and Entrepreneurship in Seventeenth-Century Potosí: The Life and Times of Antonio López de Quiroga (1988).

Jacqueline Holler is Associate Professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, Canada. She is the author of Escogidas Plantas: Nuns and Beatas in Mexico City, 1531–1601 (2003), and of articles on colonial Mexico.

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