“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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Nonfiction writing, thank god, is getting better and better; unfortunately, this was mostly a snooze!

Apr 23, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: Devin Mock rated it it was ok Sep 08, The problem is a complete lack of quotable, interesting contemporary Jami rated it liked it Apr 06, Sean Greene rated it liked it Feb 28, Open Preview See a Problem? The new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised Lists with Colonual Book. No eBook available Amazon. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Johnson Snippet view – It also features a new section on pre-Colonial Africa, to parallel coverage of pre-Colonial Spain and the Americas, as well as new maps and illustrations.


Erin rated it really liked it May 17, It is all offered up in a dry tone, but to their credit it never bogs down too badly. Books by Mark A. This book is packed with useful information about Latin America’s political and social development.

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 burkhplder led eventually to independence.

The new edition of Colonial Latin America has been updated and revised to reflect recent scholarship. Goodreads helps you burkholdwr track of books you want to read. Account Options Sign in.

Colonial Latin America

Minna Tauber rated it really liked it Feb 18, Nov 16, Judah rated it liked it Shelves: Stephanie rated it it was amazing Mar 19, 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.

Jul 20, Tom Oman rated it it was amazing.

Susanna rated it it was amazing Jun 09, To be honest, the book was boring and only finished it as a supplement to the professor’s lectures which were fair more interesting and passionate. Trivia About Colonial Latin Am But they really could not have made it any less interesting. Return to Book Page. I can barely breathe now just thinking about it.


Colonial Latin America, Sixth Edition, is indispensable for students who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the fascinating and often colorful history of the cultures, the people, and the struggles that have played a part in shaping Latin America.

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Colonial Latin America by Mark A. Burkholder

The book is written well, but I thought it was dry and uninspiring. Jan 25, Amy rated it it was ok. It is an ideal text for use in undergraduate courses in colonial Latin American history. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fascinating book, though very, very dense and not a good pick for light reading.

The suggested reading lists at the end of each chapter have also been thoroughly revised. Breaks down the various elements of colonial life–religious, economic, social, etc.

Justin rated it it was ok Dec 31,