Latin America in Colonial Times

This second edition is a concise history of Latin America from the Aztecs and Incas to Independence.

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  • Author : Matthew Restall
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 1108416403
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A History of Mining in Latin America

A History of Mining in Latin America
  • Author : Kendall Brown
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release : 16 March 2012
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For twenty-five years, Kendall Brown studied Potosí, Spanish America's greatest silver producer and perhaps the world's most famous mining district. He read about the flood of silver that flowed from its Cerro Rico and learned of the toil of its miners. Potosí symbolized fabulous wealth and unbelievable suffering. New World bullion stimulated the formation of the first world economy but at the same time it had profound consequences for labor, as mine operators and refiners resorted to extreme forms of

Colonial Latin America

Colonial Latin America
  • Author : Kenneth Mills,William B. Taylor,Sandra Lauderdale Graham
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 01 August 2002
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Colonial Latin America: A Documentary History is a sourcebook of primary texts and images intended for students and teachers as well as for scholars and general readers. The book centers upon people-people from different parts of the world who came together to form societies by chance and by design in the years after 1492. This text is designed to encourage a detailed exploration of the cultural development of colonial Latin America through a wide variety of documents and visual materials, most

Convivial Constellations in Latin America

Convivial Constellations in Latin America
  • Author : Luciane Scarato,Fernando Baldraia,Maya Manzi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 July 2020
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Drawing on diverse theoretical perspectives on conviviality, this book considers the ways in which Latin America, a continent marked by deep inequalities, has managed to afford, create, sustain, and contest forms of living together with difference across time and space. Interdisciplinary in approach and presenting studies from various nations across the continent – from the medieval period to the present day – it considers the ways in which Latin America might contribute to our understanding of the relationship between inequality, difference, diversity,

Daily Life in Colonial Latin America

Daily Life in Colonial Latin America
  • Author : Ann Jefferson,Paul Lokken
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 August 2011
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• Chronology of key developments in Latin American history, from the European arrival in 1492 to the independence period in the early 19th century • A glossary of roughly 50 terms, mostly Spanish or Portuguese, that are key to understanding daily life in the colonial era

Latin America in Colonial Times

Latin America in Colonial Times
  • Author : Matthew Restall,Kris Lane
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 14 June 2018
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Few milestones in human history are as momentous as the meeting of three great civilizations on American soil in the sixteenth century. The fully revised textbook Latin America in Colonial Times presents that story in an engaging but informative new package, revealing how a new civilization and region - Latin America - emerged from that encounter. The authors give equal attention to the Spanish and Portuguese conquerors and settlers, to the African slaves they brought across the Atlantic, and to

The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America

The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America
  • Author : Kenneth J. Andrien
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 17 June 2021
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A second edition of this book is now available. The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America is an anthology of life stories of largely ordinary individuals struggling to forge a life during the unstable colonial period in Latin America. These mini-biographies show the tensions that emerged when the political, social, religious, and economic ideals of the Spanish and Portuguese colonial regimes and the Roman Catholic Church conflicted with the realities of daily life in the Americas. The essays examine subthemes

Early Latin America

Early Latin America
  • Author : James Lockhart,Stuart B. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 September 1983
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A brief general history of Latin America in the period between the European conquest and the independence of the Spanish American countries and Brazil serves as an introduction to this quickly changing field of study.

Women in Colonial Latin America, 1526 to 1806

Women in Colonial Latin America, 1526 to 1806
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 15 September 2018
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"This outstanding collection makes available for the first time a remarkable range of primary sources that will enrich courses on women as well as Latin American history more broadly. Within these pages are captivating stories of enslaved African and indigenous women who protest abuse; of women who defend themselves from charges of witchcraft, cross-dressing, and infanticide; of women who travel throughout the empire or are left behind by the men in their lives; and of women’s strategies for making

Colonial Latin America

Colonial Latin America
  • Author : Mark A. Burkholder,Lyman L. Johnson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 17 June 1994
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Now featuring scholarship published since the first edition, revised lists of recommended readings that include important books published since 1988, and appendices of rulers of Spain and Portugal, this lively, very readable history provides a concise yet comprehensive study of the Iberian colonies in the New World from the pre-conquest background through European exploration, conquest, and colonization, to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century. As before, numerous photographs and maps lend immediacy to the narrative, and biographical examples

The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America

The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America
  • Author : Kenneth J. Andrien
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 02 May 2013
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The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America is an anthology of stories of largely ordinary individuals struggling to forge a life during the unstable colonial period in Latin America. These mini-biographies vividly show the tensions that emerged when the political, social, religious, and economic ideals of the Spanish and Portuguese colonial regimes and the Roman Catholic Church conflicted with the realities of daily living in the Americas. Now fully updated with new and revised essays, the book is carefully balanced

Open Veins of Latin America

Open Veins of Latin America
  • Author : Eduardo Galeano
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 17 June 1997
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[In this book, the author's] analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America present [an] account of ... Latin American history. [The author] shows how foreign companies reaped huge profits through their operations in Latin America. He explains the politics of the Latin American bourgeoisies and their subservience to foreign powers, and how they interacted to create increasingly unequal capitalist societies in Latin America.-Back cover.