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

By Leslie Bethell

This quantity includes bibliographical essays from the full The Cambridge historical past of Latin the USA, Volumes 1-10. As such, it's the definitive bibliographical resource for students of Latin the US because the 15th century.

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1980). The cultures of Central Mexico, in particular those which succeeded in building the metropoli of Teotihuacan, Tula and Mexico-Tenochtitlan, Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 i . Mesoamerica before 1519 5 have been the object of increasing attention. The proceedings of the XI Round Table of the Sociedad Mexicana de Antropologia include various important papers about the classic metropolis, Teotihuacdn, 2 vols. , 1966-72). Concerning the development of urbanism in the Teotihuacan period, the mapping project headed by Rene Millon has resulted in several contributions.

Richard Moore has presented a reasoned, if somewhat impassioned, critique of Island Carib cannibalism in his 'Carib "cannibalism": A study in anthropological stereotyping', Caribbean Studies, 13 (1973), 117— 35. Jacques Petitjean-Roget has published an ethnographic reconstruction of Island Carib culture based on Breton's works. The English version is titled 'The Caribs as seen through the dictionary of the Reverend Father Breton', First International Convention for the Study of Pre-Columbian Culture in the Lesser Antilles, Part 1 (Fort-de-France, Martinique, 1961), 43—68.

More recent compilations by Peruvian historians are Ruben Vargas Ugarte, Manual de estudios Peruanistas, 5th ed. (Lima, 1959) and Raul Porras Barrenechea, Los cronistas del Peru (Lima, 1986). Beginning in 1956, the Biblioteca de Autores Espanoles, published in Madrid by the Real Academia through its Ediciones Atlas, undertook new editions of many of the European chroniclers: for example, Bernabe Cobo's Historia del Nuevo Mundo, (1653; Madrid, 1956). Each work has a new introduction, although they are of unequal value; the texts themselves are carefully reproduced.

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