Colonial Latin America

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - History - 418 pages
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Now in its fifth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century. The new edition of this highly acclaimed text has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship, with particular emphasis on social and cultural history. Discussions of race and ethnicity, gender, family, marriage, and popular culture have been expanded and illustrated with many new pieces of art, and end-of-chapter chronologies are now included. Colonial Latin America, 5/e, is indispensable for students who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the fascinating and often colorful history of the cultures, the people, and the struggles that have played a part in shaping Latin America.

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User Review  - Valenchia - LibraryThing

The book is written well, but I thought it was dry and uninspiring. It was more of a textbook than anything else. I love history, but didn’t really get into this book. There was so much more that ... Read full review

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User Review  - haeesh - LibraryThing

This book is a little dull and textbook-like. It's unfortunate since there are so few competent surveys of Latin American history. The problem is a complete lack of quotable, interesting contemporary ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Mark A. Burkholder is at University of Missouri, St. Louis. Lyman L. Johnson is at University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

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