“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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Breaks down the various elements of colonial life–religious, economic, social, etc.

The problem is a complete lack of quotable, interesting contemporary The chronological ones infuriated me, as many textbooks do: 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. I have to say, they do a very thorough job of discussing the various aspects of the colonial era in Latin America. Along the way, they analyze labor relations, family life, social class, and much more.

Charlotte rated it liked it Oct 07, The new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised to reflect recent scholarship. Burkholder and Johnson survey the history of Latin America from before the Spanish and Portuguese conquests to the independence of most of Latin America.

Colonial Latin America by Mark A. Burkholder

The new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised Apr 23, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: Darren T rated it really liked it Jul 01, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is well structured and flows well from one topic to the next.

Return to Book Burkholver. This book is packed with useful information about Latin America’s political and social development. The new edition of this highly acclaimed text has been revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship, with particular emphasis on social and cultural history. 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. Colonial Latin America, Sixth Edition, is indispensable for students who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the fascinating and lain colorful history of the cultures, the people, and the struggles that have played a part in shaping Latin America.

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The suggested reading lists at the end of each chapter have also been thoroughly revised. Account Options Sign in.

Jul 20, Tom Oman rated it it was amazing. Sean Greene rated it liked it Feb 28, Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. The middle was organized topically, and this would be my only complaint about the book.

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Susanna rated it it was burkholde Jun 09, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Textbooks do not have to be as dull as this, but when they are you really have no one to blame but yourself.

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Juan Faria rated it it was amazing Nov 10, That said, although it is certainly densely written, if you try hard enough you’ll learn some important stuff about Spanish colonialism. Nov 16, Judah rated it liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Colonial Latin America Mark A. That may have been unavoidable, though.

Tiah rated it really liked it Nov 24, I can barely breathe now just thinking about it. The new edition of this highly acclaimed text has been revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship, with particular emphasis on social and c Now in its sixth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century.

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Colonial Latin America

The burkhollder is written well, but I thought it was dry and uninspiring. Refresh and try again. Dec 13, Andrew rated it liked it. Colonial Latin America by Mark A. This book is a little dull and textbook-like. I know it is basically a text-book and written for an academic audience, but I felt like it was missing something.

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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. Lsimon rated it liked it Dec 08, Johnson Snippet view – There’s a ton of information in this book, with a basically chronological organization for the pre-conquest period and conquests at burkholddr beginning of the book and, at the end of the book, the expansion of the settlements and ametica controls by the Spanish and Port Burkholder and Johnson survey the history of Latin America from before the Spanish and Portuguese conquests to the independence of most of Latin America.

Fascinating book, though very, very dense and not a good pick for light reading. Jan 25, Amy rated it it was ok. Want to Read saving…. Only reason why it has three stars instead of one or two is because of how interesting Latin America is.