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Published: 25 June 2018

432 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190642402

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Colonial Latin America

Tenth Edition

Mark A. Burkholder and Lyman L. Johnson

The tenth edition of Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World and their preconquest background to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century. 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:

  • Revised and expanded discussions of conquest and early settlement (Chapter 2), labor and wages (Chapter 5), plantation slavery (Chapter 6), mayorazgos and family life (Chapter 7), rural and urban settings, and daily life (Chapter 8)
  • New slave trade estimates (Chapter 4)
  • Updated suggested readings throughout the book