The tenth edition of Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World and their preconquest background to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century. Colonial Latin America 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.
About the Author
Mark A. Burkholder is Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lyman L. Johnson is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.