The Spanish Empire: Books
All of the following must be purchased, and reading assigned in
them must be completed by the date listed in the reading
and lecture topic page.
We will also be reading selections from two online books, made available
through the LIBRO Project.
- Mark A. Burkholder and Lyman L. Johnson, Colonial Latin
America. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. paperback ISBN: 0195137027
- Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, How to Write the History of the
New World: Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the
Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Stanford University Press,
2002. paperback ISBN: 080474693-1
- John Thornton, Africa and Africans in the Making of the
Atlantic World, 1400-1800, 2nd ed. rev. Cambridge University Press,
1998. paperback ISBN: 0521627249
- Turn your books into dialogues: Write your questions in the
margin as they occur to you; look for answers as you read and
then write these, as you understand them, in the margins. The
exams will be a breeze if you read this way, and you will do
brilliantly in the electronic discussions.
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Revised: 27 April 2002