A History of Latin America to 1825, 3rd Edition
December 2009, ©2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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List of Maps.
List of Photo Essays.
Series Editor’s Preface.
Preface to the Third Edition.
Conventions Used in the Text.
Part I: Bases:
1. Lands and Climates.
2. American Peoples.
Aztecs and Incas.
Less Known Cultures.
3. Iberia and Africa.
Part II: Approaches:
4. Columbus and Others.
5. Experiment in the Caribbean.
6. Military Conquest.
Part III: Domination:
7. Administration: The Power of Paper.
8. Church: Friars, Bishops, and the State.
9. Society: Old Orders Changed.
10. Economy: Ships and Silver.
Part IV: Mature Colonies:
11. The Seventeenth Century: A Slacker Grip.
Challenges to Spain.
Production, Taxes, and Trade in America.
Indians in the Heartlands: Making their own Space.
Indians on the Peripheries.
Arts, Formal and Popular.
Varieties of Mestizaje.
12. Eighteenth-Century Spanish America: Reformed or Deformed?
People, Production, and Commerce.
Bourbon Revisions of Rules and Principles.
Society: Change, and Protest.
Creole Self-Awareness: Rejection and Reception of Europe.
The Eighteenth-Century Balance.
Part V Portugal in America.
13. Colonial Brazil: Slaves, Sugar, and Gold.
Explorers, Interlopers, and Settlers.
Indians and Jesuits.
People and Government.
Outsiders: The Dutch, and Others, in Brazil.
Movement Inland: Slavers, Prospectors, and Stockmen.
The Indians and Father Vieira.
Government and Economy in the Seventeenth Century.
The Age of Gold.
Pombal and Reform.
Products of Mind and Sensibility.
Part VI: Independence and Beyond: