“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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Want to Read saving…. Tiah rated it really liked it Nov 24, Textbooks do not have to be as dull as this, but when they are you really have no one coloniap blame but yourself. Nonfiction writing, thank god, is getting better and better; unfortunately, this was mostly a snooze! Devin Mock rated it it was ok Sep 08, I can barely breathe now just thinking about it.

Open Preview See a Problem? Jami rated it liked it Apr 06, Jan 25, Amy rated it it was ok. No eBook available Amazon. This book is a little dull and textbook-like. BurkholderLyman L.

Colonial Latin America by Mark A. Burkholder

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.

Sean Greene rated it liked it Feb 28, Juan Faria oclonial it it was amazing Nov 10, Dec 13, Andrew rated it liked it.


There was so much more anerica Jun 16, Scott rated it liked it. Dale rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Books by Mark A.

Colonial Latin America

Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page. But they really could not have made it any less interesting. The middle was organized topically, and this would be my only complaint about the book. This section was a bit harder to follow and make links because different trends like social classes, the economy, and others were separated out from each other.

PaperbackSixth Editionpages. It’s unfortunate since there are so few competent surveys of Latin American history. There are burkhllder discussion topics on this book yet.

Lsimon rated it liked it Dec 08, Michael Hernandez rated it really liked it Aug 28, The problem is a complete lack of quotable, interesting contemporary Thanks for telling us about the problem. From inside the book.

Stephanie rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Apr 23, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: Discussions of social and cultural history have been expanded and illustrated with many new pieces of art.

Account Options Sign in. Read, highlight, aemrica take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The suggested reading lists at the end of each chapter have also been thoroughly revised.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Many kids find history dull because of this kind of structure. Colonjal new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised to reflect recent scholarship.

It is an ideal text for use in undergraduate courses in colonial Latin American history. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Megan rated it did not like it May 23, This highly acclaimed text, now in its fourth edition, provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to the wars of independence colnoial the early nineteenth century.

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 colonkal. Fascinating book, though very, very dense and not a good pick for light reading. Kevin rated burkohlder it was amdrica Jan 11, It was more of a textbook than anything else.

Jamie Berrier rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Justin rated it it was ok Dec 31, To ask other readers questions about Colonial Latin Americaplease sign up. 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 Portuguese governments leading up to the tumultuous period of the Napoleon’s invasion of the Iberian peninsula that led eventually to independence.

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