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“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

Account Options Sign in. I really enjoyed the thematic chapters, which earn 3. Darren T rated colinial really liked it Jul 01, Charlotte rated it liked it Oct 07, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I have to say, they do a very thorough job of discussing the various aspects of the colonial era in Latin America. Jamie Berrier rated it it was amazing Jul 10, It is written well enough but they pound it hurkholder into your head to the point where yes, you are certainly well informed, but definitely left uninspired.

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Discussions of social and cultural history have been expanded and illustrated with coonial new pieces of art. Erin rated it really liked it May 17, Dale rated it it was amazing Dec 30, But they really could not have made it any less interesting. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Trivia About Colonial Latin Am Jami rated it liked it Apr 06, The book is written well, but I thought it was dry and uninspiring. There’s a burkholdder 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 Portuguese governments leading up to the tumultuous period of the Napoleon’s invasion of the Iberian peninsula that led eventually to independence.

Nonfiction writing, thank god, is getting better and better; unfortunately, this was mostly a snooze! The new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised It is all offered up in a dry tone, but to their credit it never bogs down too badly. Just a moment while we sign you colonkal to your Goodreads account.

Dec 13, Andrew rated it liked it. The suggested reading lists at the end of each burkholdeg have also been thoroughly revised. Jun 16, Scott rated it liked it. And when i say “packed” I mean literally, information is just jam-PACKED into long, complicated sentences, with the authors barely skipping a beat between each point.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Burkholder and Johnson survey the history of Latin America from before the Spanish and Portuguese conquests to the independence of most of Latin America. It’s unfortunate since there are so few competent surveys of Latin American history.

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 amercia that have played a part in shaping Latin America.

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Textbooks do not have to be as dull as this, but when they are you really have no one to blame but yourself. Megan rated it did not like it May 23, That said, although it is certainly densely written, if you try hard enough you’ll learn some important stuff about Spanish colonialism. Books by Mark A.

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The Ebbtide of Conquest. This book is packed with useful information about Latin America’s political and social development.

The reality is, this was one of the most enthralling times in human history and the clash of civilization and the implications of conquest and empire are fascinating. The problem is a complete lack of quotable, interesting contemporary To be honest, the book was boring and only finished it as a supplement to the professor’s lectures which were fair more interesting and passionate.

There was so much more that Absolutely great for anyone interested in South America or colonialism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.