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History of Latin America C. 1450 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0631231609

ISBN-13: 9780631231608

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Bakewell

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This complete history of South and Central America is a vivid, analytical narrative and is appropriately illustrated with maps and photographs.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

#60;b#62;Peter Bakewell#60;/b#62; is Edmund and Louise Kahn Professor of History at Southern Methodist University and has taught in the US since 1975. His major research and writing has centered on the history of silver mining and related topics in colonial Spanish America. His previous works include #60;i#62;Silver Mining and Society in Colonial Mexico: Zacatecas, 1546-1700#60;/i#62; (1971) and #60;i#62;Silver and Entrepreneurship in Seventeenth-Century Potos#237;: the Life and Times of Antonio L#243;pez de Quiroga#60;/i#62; (1988).#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Jacqueline Holler#60;/b#62; is Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Northern…    

List of Illustrations
Series Editor's
Preface
Preface to First Edition
Preface to Second Edition
Conventions Used
Maps
Bases
Lands and Climates
American Peoples
Iberia
Approaches
Columbus and Others
Experiments in the Caribbean
Military Conquests
Domination
Administration: the Power of Paper
Church: Friars, Bishops and the State
Society: Old Orders Changed
Economy: Ships and Silver
Mature Colonies
The Seventeenth Century: a Slacker Grip
Eighteenth-century Spanish America: Reformed or Deformed?
Portugal in America
Colonial Brazil: Slaves, Sugar and Gold
Self-discovery: The Nineteenth Century and Beyond
Independence
Adrift in Storms: Caudillos and Penury
Calmer Waters and a New Course: Oligarchs and Exports
People, Economics and Politics
Epilogue
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Chronologies
Index