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Author Wortman, Miles L., 1944-

Title Government and society in Central America, 1680-1840 / Miles L. Wortman.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 1982.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  972.803 W899g 1982    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xvii, 374 pages : map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-358) and index.
Contents El Reino de Guatemala -- The Conquest and the Settlement -- The Kingdom Under the Hapsburgs -- Cross and Crown -- Colonial Society -- Crisis and Continuity, 1680-1730 -- pt. 2. The New Order -- The Transformation of the Colony -- The Bourbon Reforms in Central America -- At the Mercy of the Word Market -- The Indian Under the Later Bourbons -- The Economy Collapses -- Jose de Bustamante and the Crisis in Colonial Government -- pt. 3. The Center Gives Out -- The Widening Gyre -- The Republican Experiment: In Search of Order -- States Into Nations -- Caudillos, Castes, and Conclusions.
Subject Central America -- Politics and government.
Central America -- History -- To 1821.
Central America -- Economic conditions.
Social classes -- Central America -- History.
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Politics and government (OCoLC)fst01919741
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
Central America. (OCoLC)fst01244535
Chronological Term To 1821
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 023105212X

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