The Cambridge History of Latin America, Volume 11: by Leslie Bethell

By Leslie Bethell

This quantity comprises bibliographical essays from the total The Cambridge background of Latin the US, Volumes 1-10. As such, it's the definitive bibliographical resource for students of Latin the United States because the 15th century.

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1982); Steve J. , 1984). There is relatively little to report on comparisons of the peoples of the Andes with those of Mesoamerica: preliminary efforts in this direction include George A. Collier, Renato I. Rosaldo and John D. ), The Inca and Aztec States: 1400—1800: Anthropology and History (New York, 1982) and Geoffrey W. Conrad and Arthur A. , 1984). The economic processes affecting the Andean population are analyzed Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 4. Southern South America 19 by C.

Wittfogel. See also Warwick Bray, 'Land use, settlement patterns and politics in Prehispanic Middle America, a review', in Peter J. W. ), Man, Settlement and Urbanism (London, 1972). Alfonso Caso, in addition to his archaeological research in the Oaxaca area and his facsimile editions with the 'lecture' of several Mixtec codices, has written many studies on the Aztecs and on the calendric systems of Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 6 /. , 1967). The culmination of many years' work on the Aztec calendar and religious foundations is Michel Graulich, Mythes et rituels du Mexique ancien prehispanique (Brussels, 1987).

Another missionary, Padre Jose Gumilla, produced a major ethnographic report on the central and western Venezuelan llanos, El Orinoco ilustrado y defendido (Caracas, 1963). Utilizing Gumilla's data and information from numerous other sources, ethnohistorians Nancy and Robert Morey have described and analysed the culture patterns of the llanos in Relaciones comerciales en el pasado en los llanos de Colombia y Venezuela (Caracas, 1975) and 'Foragers and farmers: Differential consequences of Spanish contact', Ethnohistory, 20 (1973), 229—46.

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