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Author: Benjamin Keen; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1955]
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Keen, Benjamin, 1913-
Readings in Latin-American civilization: 1492 to the present.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1955]
(OCoLC)663388829
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Keen; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
OCLC Number: 484078
Description: 477 pages 26 cm
Contents: PART ONE. Ancient America: I. The Mayas of Central America. Maya industry, commerce, and agriculture ; The social order ; The religious life ; A Maya legend of the creation of the first men ; The magical feats of two Maya heroes --
II. The Aztecs of Mexico. Aztec warfare ; The battle of Azcapotzalco ; The unvanquished ; The halls of Montezuma ; Aztec industry and commerce ; The condition of the Aztec Peasantry ; Religion and ritual ; The Aztecs literary heritage --
II. The Incas of Peru. The sources of Inca strength ; Pachacuti: Conqueror and giver of laws ; The way of the emperor ; How the Incas formed a nation ; The village basis of Inca society ; Inca agriculture ; Inca sun worship ; The shepherd and the virgin of the sun ; Two views of the Inca empire --
PART TWO. The Conquest of America: IV. The Hispanic Background. In praise of Spain ; The Cid Campeador: Symbol of Spanish nationality ; The Catholic kings ; The Spanish inquisition ; The fall of Granada --
V. The Great Discoveries. Prince Henry of Portugal: Advance into the unknown ; The man Columbus ; “Saint Augustine doubts…” ; Landfall ; Amerigo Vespucci: Master mariner and humanist ; The discovery of the Pacific ; The greatest voyage in history --
VI. The Conquest of Mexico. Twilight over Tenochtitlán ; Portrait of a conqueror ; Clash of Tlascala ; The sorcerers’ vision ; The meeting of Cortés and Montezuma ; Alvarado unleashes the storm ; The fall of Tenochtitlán ; The sun-god in Guatemala --
VII. The Conquest of Peru. Rendezvous in Cajamarca ; Death of a hero ; The knights of the cloak ; How the new laws were received in Peru ; The pleasantries of Carbajal ; The man who would be king --
VIII. The Quest for El Dorado. Advice to a would-be conqueror ; The adventures of Cabeza de Vaca ; The prairie and the buffalo ; In the land of Amazons ; The El Dorado of Sir Walter Raleigh ; Journey’s end --
PART THREE. The Foundations of Colonial Life: IX. The Evolution of Spain’s Indian Policy. Wanted: A labor policy ; The strange sermon of father Montesino ; The laughter of Doctor Palacios Rubios ; Bartolomé de Las Casas: God’s angry man ; All mankind is one ; Indian forced labor in Guatemala ; Indian forced labor in Peru --
X. The Economic Foundations of Colonial Life. The Indian agricultural heritage ; Spain’s contributions to new world agriculture; The rise of the cattle industry ; The promise of the Pampa ; The Potosi mine ; The colonial factory --
XI. Commerce, smuggling and Piracy. On the sea-road to the Indies ; The pattern of colonial trade ; The great fair at Portobello ; John Hawkins: Merchant adventurer ; “No peace beyond the line” ; The brotherhood of the coast ; Doing business in the smuggling way ; A foreign view of the Spanish commercial system --
XII. Class and Caste in the Spanish Colonies. The structure of class and caste ; The colonial city: Mexico ; The colonial city: Lima ; The mestizo: seed of tomorrow ; The Indian Town --
XIII. The Political Institutions of the Indies. The structure of colonial government ; A viceroy enters Lima ; “I have seen corruption boil and bubble” ; The Corregidor: Enemy of the people ; City government in the Indies --
XIV. The Church in the Indies. The royal patronage ; The coming of the friars ; Dialogue in Yucatan ; The Jesuit mission empire ; In the hands of the inquisition ; The sources of Catholic power --
PART FOUR. The Spanish Colonies in the Eighteenth Century: XV. The Bourbon reforms and Spanish America. Charles II: Reformer-king ; The Bourbon commercial reforms ; The expansion of agriculture ; The revival of mining ; Colonial industry in decline ; Political reform: The intendant system ; “The more it changes…” --
XVI. Colonial Culture and the Enlightenment. The colonial university ; The tenth muse ; The movement for educational reform ; The rise of the scientific spirit ; Colonial journalism in action ; A colonial freethinker --
XVII. The Revolt of the Masses. The plan of Tupac-Amaru ; A heroin of the revolt ; The death of Tupac-Amaru ; A charter of liberty ; Tupac-Amaru and the comuneros --
PART FIVE. Colonial Brazil: XVIII. The Formation of Colonial Brazil. The Brazilian Indian; The Portuguese colonizer ; The slave-hunters ; Aimoré: Word of terror ; The Dutch in Brazil ; The rise and fall of Villa Rica --
XIX. Government and Church. The administration of colonial Brazil ; Local government: The Capitão-Môr ; Crusaders of the jungle ; The Jesuit Indian policy ; “You are all in mortal sin…” --
XX. Masters and Slaves. The world of the sugar plantation ; The free population ; Negro slavery in Brazil ; The social consequences of slavery --
PART SIX. The Independence of Latin America: XXI. The Background of the Wars of Independence. The cleavage within ; The Crime of Antonio Nariño ; An abortive conspiracy ; The Great forerunner ; The forging of a rebel ; The economic factor in the revolution --
XXII. Man of destiny ; The political ideas of Bolívar ; The Great campaign ; The army of the Andes ; The interview of Guayaquil ; Ayacucho ; The vision of Bolívar ; A letter to Dom Pedro --
XXIII. The War for Mexican independence. Hidalgo: Torchbearer of the revolution ; The storming of the Granary ; The reforms of Hidalgo ; The plan of Iguala --
PART SEVEN. Latin America in the Nineteenth Century: XXIV. Dictators and Revolutions. The age of violence ; Facundo: Barbarian Caudillo ; In defense of conservatism ; Reform by revolution ; Roads to the future --
XXV. The Pattern of Economic Activity. The jungle route ; Mexico in transitions ; Peru in the Guano age ; A Chilean nitrate plant ; On an Argentine estancia --
XXVI. The Way of Life. The world of the Hacienda ; Fiesta at San Agustin ; The Disinherited ; City in the Andes ; The way of the Gaucho ; The coming of the immigrant --
XXVII. Toward a Latin-American Culture. The great teacher ; The romantic revolt ; The academy of Letrán ; A Gaucho epic ; The poet of the swans ; The last days of Canudos --
XXVIII. Brazil: From Empire to Republic. Dom Pedro II: A political portrait ; Life and manners at mid-century ; Negro slavery under the empire ; The antislavery impulse ; The new fazenda --
PART EIGHT. Latin America in the Twentieth Century: XXIX. The Mexican Revolution. Porfirio Díaz, Viceroy of Mexico ; The Ways of treason ; For land and liberty ; The Mexican land reform ; Cárdenas speaks; The balance sheet of the revolution --
Chapter XXX. Storm over the Andes. The Great iconoclast ; Thunder on the left ; The Indian problem today ; Report from Bolivia – XXXI. The New Argentina. The birth of the new Argentina ; The radical triumph ; Perón’s blueprint for Argentina ; The Perón’s era: An interpretation --
XXXII. Republican Brazil. “The old order changed…” ; “…Yielding place to new ” ; The coffee cycle, 1889-1930 ; Getúlio Vargas and the “Estado Novo” ; Brazil-Land of the future? --
XXXIII. Latin-American Society in Transition. The uprooted ; The urge to industrialized ; The movement for social reform ; Of man, woman, and time ; Teachers to the south ; The negro in Brazil --
XXXIV. The flowering of Latin-American Culture. “Wring the neck of the swan” ; In search of a new expression ; In dubious battle ; The corn and the wheat ; Farewell to the gaucho --
XXXV. The Two Americas. The United States as model ; The two Americas ; Ariel and Caliban ; The good neighbor policy ; The Americas at mid-century.

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