Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and Southern Edges of the Spanish Empire

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The Spanish empire in the Americas spanned two continents and a vast diversity of peoples and landscapes. Yet intriguing parallels characterized conquest, colonization, and indigenous resistance along its northern and southern frontiers, from the role played by Jesuit missions in the subjugation of native peoples to the emergence of livestock industries, with their attendant cowboys and gauchos and threats of Indian raids. In this book, nine historians, three anthropologists, and one sociologist compare and contrast these ...

Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and Southern Edges of the Spanish Empire 1998, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816518609

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Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and Southern Edges of the Spanish Empire 1998, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816518593

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