Readings on Latin America and Its People to 1830

ISBN-10: 0321355822

ISBN-13: 9780321355829

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mark Wasserman, Cheryl E. Martin

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Readings on Latin America and Its Peopleemphasizes the texture of everyday life for men and women, young and old, rich and poor. Volume 1 presents a variety of primary sources from Latin Americarsquo;s colonial period, from the arrival of the first Europeans in the late fifteenth century through the attainment of national independence for most former Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the 1820s.
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List price: $68.20
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Writing and Record-Keeping in the Ancient Americas: the Quipus of the Andes
Photograph of a quipu
Josÿ de Acosta on indigenous scripts
1583 decree of the Church Council of Lima, declaring the quipus to be the work of the devil
Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala's illustration of a quipu
Garcilaso de la Vega (El Inca)'s account of the use of quipus
A modern analysis: quipus as binary codes: Gary Upton
Moral debates and the Conquest of the Americas
Antonio de Montesinos sermon on the first Sunday of Lent, Santo Domingo
Bartolomÿ de las Casas on the Conquest of Cuba
The Requerimiento
Response to the Requerimiento in Panamà
Juan Ginÿs de Sepùlveda
Garcilaso de la Vega (El Inca) on the New Laws in Peru
Antonio de Vieira on abuses in Maranhao, Brazil
Fact-Finding for the King: the Relaciones Geogràficas and the Spanish Empire in the Sixteenth Century
The questionnaire
Relaciòn of Jauja, Peru
Relaciòn of the City of Huamanga, Peru
Relaciòn of Meztitlan, Mexico
The Misquiahuala, Mexico, Map, 1579
Pirates and Contraband: Life on the Coasts
Map of Central America and the Caribbean
John Hawkins at Rio de la Hacha, Colombia
Illustration: Francis Drake being knighted by Queen Elizabeth I, 1581
Map of the Caribbean
John Esquemeling's account of the pirate nicknamed "El Brasiliano"
William Dampier's account of the disruption of Spanish commerce at Panamà, 1685
William Dampier on the Miskito Indians, 1681
John Campbell's 18th century account of smuggling in the Spanish empire
Slavery in Brazil
Antanio Vieira's sermon on the treatment of slaves, 1633
Domingos de Loreto Cuoto's description of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary, Recife, 1757
Illustration: slaves mining for diamonds, 18th century
Slaves mining for diamonds, Minas Gerais, early 19th century
A Slave Rebellion in Bahia, 1789
Maria Graham's observations in the early 1820s
Native Communities in the Spanish Empire
Selections from the Tlaxcala cabildo proceedings, 16th century
Illustration: Signatures of Tlaxcala cabildo members
Native lords of Ecuador write King Philip II, 1580-1599
Thomas Gage's description of an Indian town in 17th-century Guatemala
Guaranü letter to the governor of Buenos Aires following the expulsion of the Jesuits
Maroon Communities
Thomas Gage on maroons in Guatemala
A description of the role played by cimarrones in Francis Drake's attack on the Isthmus of Panama
War and Peace at Palmares, Brazil
Quilombos inciting revolts in Minas Gerais, Brazil, 1719
Illustration: Plan of Nuestra Seuora de Guadalupe de los Negros de Amapa, Mexico, 1769-1770
Life in Colonial Convents
Description of the convents of Quito, 1650
Thomas Gage on a Guatemalan nun
Madre Marüa de San Josÿ, on her decision to become a nun, and on the supervision of novices in Mexico, early 18th century
Sor Juana Inÿs de la Cruz, Reply to Sor Filotea
Property of the convent of Santa Clara, Cuzco
Illustration: photo of Santa Catalina Convent, Arequipa
Life on the Northern Frontier of New Spain: New Mexico in the 18th Century
Bishop Pedro Tamaròn y Romeral's visit to Taos, 1760
Illustration: photo of Taos pueblo
Letter of Governor Manuel Portillo Urrisola, on hostilities with Comanches, 1762
Nicolàs de la Fora's description of Apaches, 1766
Fray Juan Agustün Morfi's report on disorders in New Mexico, 1778
Natural Disasters, Religion and the Political Order
The Quito Earthquake of 1582
Chimalpahin on the 1611 earthquake in Mexico City
"The Fear of God": Bartolomÿ Arzàns de Ursùa y Vela
El Aurora de Chile, 1813
The Enlightenment Comes to Latin America
Alexander von Humboldt on the progress of the Enlightenment in Latin America
Josÿ Antonio Alzate on the cotton gin
Illustration of Alzate's cotton gin
Contents, Gaceta de Literatura, Mexico City
Formation of the Sociedad Patriòtica in Quito, from the Mercurio Peruano
Cafes in Lima, from the Mercurio Peruano
Mexican Independence
Letter of Chito Villagràn to Dr. Diego Antonio Rodrüguez, June 8, 1812
Appeal to Mexicans to break ties with the royalists, El Despertador Americano, 1811
Excerpt, Lucàs Alamàn, the Alhòndiga
Agustün de Iturbide, Plan de Iguala
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