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was constantly struck by the insights and synthetic judg- ments that Bakewell offers. I learned from this book. It just might work as a text for those teaching the colonial survey, but it is not the Great Latin American History Survey Text that we have been waiting for.

Skidmore and Peter H. Smith, Modern Latin America, 4th ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996).

[5]. Peter Bakewell, Silver Mining and Society in Colonial Mexico: Zacatecas, 1546-1700 (Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 1971); Miners of the Red Moun-


[1]. Benjamin Keen, A History of Latin America, 5th ed. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996). Keen’s survey also comes in a split, two-volume version. A sixth edition is in preparation. For a review of the 5th edition of Keen see, Marshall C. Eakin, “Latin American History: e Whole Story,” H-LatAm, May 1996.

[2]. E. Bradford Burns, A Concise Interpretive History of Latin America, 6th ed (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice

Hall, 1994).

tain: Indian Labor in Potosi, 1545-1650 (Albuquerque: U n i v e r s i t y o f N e w M e x i c o P r e s s , 1 9 8 4 ) ; S i l v e r a n d E n - trepreneurship in Seventeenth-Century Potosi: e Life and Times of Antonio Lopez de iroga (Albuquerque: Univer- sity of New Mexico Press, 1988).

[6]. James Lockhart and Stuart B. Schwartz, Early Latin America: A History of Colonial Spanish America and Brazil (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983); Burkholder and Johnson, Colonial Latin America.

[7]. Richard Graham, Independence in Latin America: A Comparative Approach, 2nd ed. (New York: McGraw-

[3]. Edwin Williamson, e Penguin History of Latin

Hill, Inc, 1994); Jay Kinsbruner, Independence in Spanish

America (London: Penguin, 1992).

America: Civil Wars, Revolutions, and Underdevelopment

[4]. Mark A. Burkholder and Lyman L. Johnson, Colo- nial Latin America, 3rd ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997); David Bushnell and Neill Macaulay, e Emergence of Latin America in the Nineteenth Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988); and, omas E.

(Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994).

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