A Brief History of the Caribbean : From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present
Short, concise articles cover topics such as pirates, slavery, colonialism, and independence. A large section is devoted to the business and social impact of the sugar industry.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
Contains signed articles of varying lengths covering Latin America from Argentina to Zacatecas. Bibliographies, illustrations, maps, and an index are included.
Encyclopedia of Mexico : History, Society and Culture
A focused, comprehensive English language source that "seeks to encourage new approaches to the study of Mexican history, society, and culture..." and "to provide students, policy makers, and the general public with convenient access to basic bibliographic and factual data on historical figures, events and processes, and...to be a useful component for courses on Mexico."-Ed. Note.
The Cambridge History of Latin America
The majority of this history focuses on colonial Latin America. Topics are listed chronologically and essays are written by scholars from the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Some subject areas covered are: The Catholic church in colonial Spanish America, Women in Spanish American colonial society, Africans in Spanish American colonial society, and Indian societies under Spanish rule.
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