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Reform and insurrection in Bourbon New Granada and Peru /
edited by John R. Fisher, Allan J. Kuethe, and Anthony McFarlane.
imprint
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1990.
description
xii, 356 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
080711569X (alk. paper)
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imprint
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1990.
isbn
080711569X (alk. paper)
general note
Papers from the Forty-fifth International Congress of Americanists, held in Bogotá in 1985.
catalogue key
2687551
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-340) and index.
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Appeared in Choice on 1991-06:
A collection of ten essays presented as papers to the 45th International Congress of Americanists held in Bogota, Colombia, in 1985. The authors, mostly American and British, are some of the leading academic scholars of the late colonial period in New Granada and Peru. Most of the essays focus on New Granada proper (modern Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador) while Peru receives secondary consideration. As a group, these articles show how scholars are applying new techniques and approaches to some of the oldest questions in Latin American history--reform and revolution. Several contributors explore the complex bureaucratic politics that resulted in the so-called Bourbon Reforms under Charles III. They also delve into the numerous ways in which residents in the Indies could modify or frustrate these changes to suit their own needs. A portion of the essays further examines popular unrest in Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia, showing how widespread and complicated violent protest was at the end of the colonial period. Of interest to libraries supporting advanced programs in Latin American history. J. A. Lewis Western Carolina University
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