First Published in 1966. The Establishment of Spanish Rule in America, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF SPANISH AMERICA has been written to present the main events connected with the establishment of Spanish rule in America, and to describe briefly the more important features of Spain’s colonial organization and policy. It aims, by the use of certain historical facts, to make clear to ordinary readers and to students in high schools and colleges the origin and character of the political and economic institutions constructed for the government of Spanish America
Table of Contents
Introduction, General Policy, The Casa De Caontrtacion, The Audiencia and Viceroy Illustrated by Mexican Affairs, The Establishment of Spanish Power in Peru, The Conquest of Chlie, Venezuela and Colombia, Rio De La Plata, The Jesuits and the Indians, The King and the Church, Illustrated by the Ecclesiastical Establishment in Mexico, Spain's Economic Policy in America, Spanish and English Colonies in America.
BERNARD MOSES, Ph .D. Professor in the Unversity of California. Author of “ Democracy and Social Growth in America.”