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Title The Cambridge history of Latin America. Volume 1, Colonial Latin America / edited by Leslie Bethell
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [1984]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 623 pages)
Contents PART ONE AMERICA ON THE EVE OF THE CONQUEST -- Mesoamerica before 1519 / Miguel León-Portilla -- The Indians of the Caribbean and Circum-Caribbean at the end of the fifteenth century / Mary W. Helms -- Andean societies before 1532 / John Murra -- The Indians of southern South America in the middle of the sixteenth century / Jorge Hidalgo -- The Indians of Brazil in 1500 / John Hemming -- PART TWO EUROPE AND AMERICA -- The Spanish Conquest and settlement of America / J.H. Elliott -- The Indian and the Spanish Conquest / Nathan Wachtel -- The Portuguese settlement of Brazil, 1500-80 / H.B. Johnson -- Spain and America in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / J.H. Elliott -- Spain and America: the Atlantic trade, 1492-1720 / Murdo J. Macleod -- Bourbon Spain and its American empire / D.A. Brading -- Portugal and Brazil: political and economic structures of empire, 1580-1750 / Frédéric Mauro -- Portugal and Brazil: imperial re-organization, 1750-1808 / Andrée Mansuy-Diniz Silva -- PART THREE THE CHURCH IN AMERICA -- The Catholic church in colonial Spanish America / Josep M. Barnadas -- The Catholic church in colonial Brazil / Eduardo Hoornaert
Summary This wide ranging history of Latin America begins with colonial Latin America and the native American population. The subsequent volumes cover each century up until the late 20th century with contributions from experts in the subjects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Catholic Church -- Latin America -- History
Indians -- History.
Latin America -- History -- To 1830.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bethell, Leslie.
ISBN 113905516X (electronic bk.)
9781139055161 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Colonial Latin America
History of Latin America