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21 March 2012

448 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199865888

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Colonial Latin America

Eighth Edition

Mark A. Burkholder and Lyman L. Johnson

Colonial Latin America examines the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century. Updated and expanded, the eighth edition of Colonial Latin America 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.

New to this Edition:

  • * More comprehensive throughout, with new coverage of the Bourbon reforms and independence
  • * Revised and expanded discussions of Spanish and Portuguese imperial reforms, eighteenth-century rebellions and conspiracies in Spanish America and Brazil, and the early national period
  • * Extended and refocused examination of the Peninsular War and patriotic resistance in Spain and Portugal
  • * Revised discussion of mining and fiscal administration based on new research on silver production
  • * Updated chronologies and suggested readings for every chapter
  • * New illustrations

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