“This is the text for Colonial Latin American history by which all other texts are measured. The writing is excellent.”–Stanley E. Blake, The Ohio State University at. Colonial Latin America has ratings and 9 reviews. Tom said: I have to say, they do a very thorough job of discussing the various aspects of the colon. The new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised to reflect recent scholarship. Discussions of social and cultural history have been.

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Colonial Latin America / Mark A. Burkholder, Lyman L. Johnson – Details – Trove

The problem is a complete lack of quotable, interesting contemporary That may have been unavoidable, though. There’s a ton of information in this book, with a basically chronological organization for the pre-conquest period and conquests at the beginning of the book and, at the end of the book, the expansion of the settlements and the controls by the Spanish and Port Burkholder and Johnson survey the history oclonial Latin America from before the Spanish and Portuguese conquests to the independence of most of Latin America.

Return to Book Page. Devin Mock rated it it was ok Sep 08, Only reason why it has three stars instead of one or two is because of how interesting Latin America is. Johnson Snippet view – Sean Greene rated it liked it Feb 28, Textbooks do not have to be as dull as this, but when they are you really have no one to blame but yourself. Apr 23, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: Kevin rated it it was ok Jan 11, Lists with This Book. It failed to paint a holistic picture including the banditry and greed and the amerjca and exciting realities of life and society in the New World.


Many kids find history dull because of this kind of structure.

The chronological ones infuriated me, as many textbooks do: That said, although it is certainly densely burholder, if you try hard enough you’ll learn some important stuff about Spanish colonialism.

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Mar 10, Tabitha rated it liked it. 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.

I’m still in the early stages of learning and the authors have made a career of it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jami rated it liked it Apr 06, It is an ideal text for use in undergraduate courses in colonial Latin American history. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Open Preview See a Problem? It is written well enough but they pound it all into your head to amerida point where yes, you are certainly well informed, but definitely left uninspired. Erin rated it really liked it May 17, Michael Hernandez rated it really liked it Aug 28, Trivia About Colonial Latin Am The new edition of this highly acclaimed text has been revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship, with colnial emphasis on social and cultural history.


However, this is just an exhaustive account of the various aspects of the colonial administration and the breakdown of different levels of government and the economy and so on.

Colonial Latin America

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Breaks down the various elements of colonial life–religious, economic, social, etc. Nov 16, Judah rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 25, Amy rated it it was ok.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Books by Mark A. The authors have added new sections on the history of Cuba and Spain in the independence era and an expanded discussion of the role of Latin American women in the national bjrkholder. To ask other readers questions about Colonial Latin Americaplease sign up.

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