Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 November 2014

432 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780199340484

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Colonial Latin America

Ninth Edition

Mark A. Burkholder and Lyman L. Johnson

The ninth 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 extended discussions of Spanish and Portuguese colonial social organization; eighteenth-century administrative organization and economic performance in late-colonial Spanish America and Brazil; the Haitian rebellion; the Tupac Amaru rebellion; post-classic Toltec influence; the role of women in colonial society and economy; and the Catholic Church in the early colonial period
  • Updated suggested readings for every chapter
  • Additional illustrations and improved maps

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