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Colonial Latin America

Colonial Latin America
Author: Mark A. Burkholder - Lyman L. Johnson
ISBN 13: 9780195320428
ISBN 10: 195320425
Edition: 6
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2007-01-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $49.95

Now in its sixth 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 revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship, with particular emphasis on social and cultural history. It also features a new section on pre-Colonial Africa, to parallel coverage of pre-Colonial Spain and the Americas, as well as new maps and illustrations. Colonial Latin America, Sixth Edition, 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.