Colonial Latin America Products

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the role of the architectural façade as an indicator of individual and communal cultural identities, focusing on a residence of a conquistador rather than religious and monarchial structures. Cody Barteet analyzes the Casa de Montejo within the visual culture that it belongs,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World

    New Sources and New Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Landers

    This book highlights newly-discovered and underutilized sources for the study of slavery and abolition. It features the contributions of scholars who work with Portuguese, Spanish, German, Dutch, and Swedish materials from Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their work draws on legal suits, merchant…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Free Communities of Color and the Revolutionary Caribbean

    Overturning, or Turning Back?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert D. Taber, Charlton W. Yingling

    The tumult of the Age of Atlantic Revolutions provided new opportunities for free communities of color in the Caribbean, yet the fact that much scholarship places an emphasis on a few remarkable individuals—who pursued their freedom and respectability in a high-profile manner—can mask as much as it…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature

    1st Edition

    By Ann González

    In this volume González explores how the effects of a traumatic colonial experience are (re)presented to Latin American children today, almost two centuries after the dismantling of colonialism proper. Central to this study is the argument that the historical constraints of colonialism,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300–1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Middleton, James E. Shaw

    Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300–1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through to the modern era.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Alexander von Humboldt's Transatlantic Personae

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vera M Kutzinski

    Who was Alexander von Humboldt? Was he really a lone genius? Was he another European apologist for colonialism in the Americas or the father of Latin American independence? Was he a roving Romanticist, or did his sensibilities belong to the Enlightenment? Naturalist, philosopher, historian, and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Pillaging the Empire

    Global Piracy on the High Seas, 1500-1750, 2nd Edition

    By Kris E Lane, Kris Lane, Robert M. Levine

    Between 1500 and 1750, European expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. Pillaging the Empire tells the fascinating story of maritime predation in this period, including the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Peloso

    The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were embedded in the discourse of power. During the colonial era, racial and ethnic identities…

    Paperback – 2013-12-04
    Routledge

  • War and Independence In Spanish America

    1st Edition

    By Anthony McFarlane

    During the period from 1808 to 1826, the Spanish empire was convulsed by wars throughout its dominions in Iberia and the Americas. The conflicts began in Spain, where Napoleon’s invasion triggered a war of national resistance. The collapse of the Spanish monarchy provoked challenges to the colonial…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14
    Routledge

  • Maya Revolt and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Robert W. Patch

    Records of revolts, rebellions, and revolutions provide insight into the nature of the Maya in the colonial period. This book presents five case studies - four in Guatemala and one in Yucatan, Mexico - of eighteenth-century Maya acts of violent resistance to colonialism, and, in the process,…

    Paperback – 2002-06-30
    Routledge

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