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Barbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment (Yale Western Americana)

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This landmark book explores how Spain tried to come to terms with independent Indians on the frontiers of its American empire in the late 1700s.

"[An] important new book. . . . It displays . . . a mastery of the literature and impressive erudition; a capacity for the patient teasing out of the truth from sources that are often incomplete and partisan; and a lucid narrative style that carries the reader along. . . . A formidable achievement."and#151;J. H. Elliott, New York Review of Books

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"A stunning book that will be read for generations and lauded for its awesome research, judicious analysis, and graceful prose."and#151;James Schofield Saeger, Lehigh University

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This landmark book explores how Spain tried to come to terms with independent Indians on the frontiers of its American empire in the late 1700s.

An important new book. . . . It displays . . . a mastery of the literature and impressive erudition; a capacity for the patient teasing out of the truth from sources that are often incomplete and partisan; and a lucid narrative style that carries the reader along. . . . A formidable achievement.--J. H. Elliott, New York Review of Books

A stunning book that will be read for generations and lauded for its awesome research, judicious analysis, and graceful prose.--James Schofield Saeger, Lehigh University

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DAVID J. WEBER is Dedman Professor of History and director of the William P. Clements Center for Southwestern Studies at Southern Methodist University.and#160;

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780300119916
Author:
Weber, David J.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
Weber, David
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Europe - Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Spain & Portugal
Subject:
World History-Spain
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Lamar Series in Western History
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
41 b/w illus.
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.75 x 6.81 in 2.2 lb

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History and Social Science » Latin America » General
History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
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History and Social Science » World History » Spain

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Product details 480 pages Yale University Press - English 9780300119916 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This landmark book explores how Spain tried to come to terms with independent Indians on the frontiers of its American empire in the late 1700s.

An important new book. . . . It displays . . . a mastery of the literature and impressive erudition; a capacity for the patient teasing out of the truth from sources that are often incomplete and partisan; and a lucid narrative style that carries the reader along. . . . A formidable achievement.--J. H. Elliott, New York Review of Books

A stunning book that will be read for generations and lauded for its awesome research, judicious analysis, and graceful prose.--James Schofield Saeger, Lehigh University

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