Author Lane, Kris E., 1967-

Title Quito 1599 : city and colony in transition / Kris Lane
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 292 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Diálogos
Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Contents "Castaways" -- A Quito immigrant's letter to a relative in Spain -- "Captivity and redemption" -- Native lords write to King Philip II -- "Tilling the center" -- A miner-encomendero's last letter home -- "Mining the margins" -- Prosperous settlers write home -- "Adventures in trade" -- An anonymous description of Guayaquil -- "Pirates, soldiers, cannibals."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index
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Print version
Subject Quito (Audiencia) -- History -- 16th century.
Quito (Ecuador) -- Economic conditions -- 16th century.
Quito (Ecuador) -- History -- 16th century.
Quito (Ecuador) -- Race relations.
Quito (Ecuador) -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002004203
Other Titles City and colony in transition