CONFLICT IN THE EARLY AMERICAS AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SPANISH EMPIRE S AZTEC INCAN AND MAYAN CONQUESTS

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Conflict In The Early Americas An Encyclopedia Of The Spanish Empire S Aztec Incan And Mayan Conquests

Author : Rebecca M. Seaman
ISBN : 9781598847772
Genre : History
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This detailed study is the only reference work of its kind to address Spain's conquest of Central and South America, providing in-depth coverage of native and European ideologies, political motivations, and cultural practices of the region.
Category: History

The Spanish Empire A Historical Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : H. Micheal Tarver Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781610694223
Genre : History
File Size : 64.66 MB
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Through reference entries and primary documents, this book surveys a wide range of topics related to the history of the Spanish Empire, including past events and individuals as well as the Iberian kingdom's imperial legacy. • Includes primary documents accompanied by introductory headnotes that give students material to analyze when writing term papers and provide readers with a firsthand look at the key events and individuals of the Spanish Empire • Includes an extended bibliography that highlights the most recent scholarship in the field
Category: History

Epidemics And War The Impact Of Disease On Major Conflicts In History

Author : Rebecca M. Seaman
ISBN : 9781440852251
Genre : History
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Through its coverage of 19 epidemics associated with a broad range of wars across time and place that blends medical knowledge, demographics, and geographic and medical information with historical and military insights, this book reveals the complex relationship between epidemics and wars throughout history. • Provides readers with a broad understanding of the relationship between disease and epidemics and their impact upon (and by) wars • Helps non-medical professionals grasp some of the important elements of specific epidemics—such as disease vectors and common factors assisting diffusion—through explanations in easily understood language • Blends the perspective from humanistic and social science studies with critical information from science on topics that have continually impacted nations and societies over the ages • Clarifies the confusing details of similar yet different diseases for readers without medical or scientific backgrounds
Category: History

Encyclopedia Of The Atlantic World 1400 1900 Europe Africa And The Americas In An Age Of Exploration Trade And Empires 2 Volumes

Author : David Head
ISBN : 9781610692564
Genre : History
File Size : 53.92 MB
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A first-of-its-kind reference resource traces the interactions among four Atlantic-facing continents—Europe, Africa, and the Americas (including the Caribbean)—between 1400 and 1900. • Provides readers with authoritative information on the people, places, events, and commodities at the heart of Atlantic history • Demonstrates the interconnections among people, places, and events from different regions, overcoming the tendency to see history as limited by national boundaries • Offers balanced coverage of the field of Atlantic history, with entries addressing a variety of geographies and periods to provide a panoramic view • Portrays familiar historical topics in a new light by emphasizing their international context
Category: History

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author : Richard T. Schaefer
ISBN : 9781412926942
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 24.40 MB
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area
Category: Social Science

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Mesoamerican Cultures

Author : David Carrasco
ISBN : 019514256X
Genre : Central America
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Presenting the most up-to-date coverage on our knowledge of this society, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures is the first comprehensive and comparative reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, Colonial, and modern Mesoamerica.Written for a wide audience, it is an invaluable reference for interested lay persons, students, teachers, and scholars in such fields as art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, Latin American culture, and the history of the region. Organized alphabetically, the articles range from500-word biographies to 7,000-word entries on geography and history to the legacy of the arts, writings, architecture, and religious rituals.An extensive network of cross-references, blind entries, and annotated bibliographies guide the reader to related entries within the Encyclopedia and provide the groundwork for further research.
Category: Central America

Encyclopedia Of Sociology

Author : Edgar F. Borgatta
ISBN : 0028648536
Genre : Reference
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Addresses the recent societal changes occurring in the areas of race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy, the Internet, privacy, and epidemiology.
Category: Reference

The Encyclopedia Americana

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105210168576
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries