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Author Bethell, Leslie.

Title The Cambridge History of Latin America. Volume 2, Colonial Latin America / edited by Leslie Bethell
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1984
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Description 1 online resource (932 pages)
Series The Cambridge History of Latin America
Cambridge history of Latin America.
Contents Part 1 Population -- The population of colonial Spanish America / Nicolás Sánchez-Albornoz -- The population of colonial Brazil / Maria Luiza Marcílio -- Part 2 Economic and social structures: Spanish America -- The urban development of colonial Spanish America / Richard M. Morse -- Mining in colonial Spanish America / Peter Bakewell -- The formation and economic structure of the hacienda in New Spain / Enrique Florescano -- The rural economy and society of colonial Spanish South America / Magnus Mörner -- Aspects of the internal economy of colonial Spanish America: labour; taxation; distribution and exchange / Murdo J. Macleod -- Social organization and social change in colonial Spanish America / James Lockhart -- Women in Spanish American colonial society / Asunción Lavrin -- Africans in Spanish American colonial society / Frederick P. Bowser -- Indian societies under Spanish rule / Charles Gibson -- Part 3 Economic and social structures: Brazil -- Colonial Brazil, c. 1580-c. 1750: plantations and peripheries / Stuart B. Schwartz -- Indians and the frontier in colonial Brazil / John Hemming -- Colonial Brazil: the gold cycle, c. 1690-1750 / A.J.R. Russell-Wood -- Late colonial Brazil, 1750-1808 / Dauril Alden -- Part 4 Intellectual and cultural life -- Literature and intellectual life in colonial Spanish America / Jacques Lafaye -- A note on literature and intellectual life in colonial Brazil / Leslie Bethell -- The architecture and art of colonial Spanish America / Damián Bayón -- The architecture and art of colonial Brazil / J.B. Bury -- The music of colonial Spanish America / Robert Stevenson -- A note on the music of colonial Brazil / Robert Stevenson
Summary Examines the history of colonial Latin America before its independence
Notes Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 30 Jan 2013)
Subject Latin America -- History.
Latin America -- History -- To 1600.
Latin America -- History -- To 1830.
Latin America -- Economic conditions.
Latin America -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781139055178 (ebook)
1139055178 (ebook)