- The Oxford Handbook of: Latin American History
- Introduction: Latin America—The Limitations and Meaning of A Historical Category
- Historiography of New Spain
- Colonial Spanish South America
- The Historiography of Early Modern Brazil
- Sexuality in Colonial Spanish America
- Independence in Latin America
- Slavery in Brazil
- Postcolonial Brazil
- Race in Postabolition Afro-Latin America
- Indigenous Peoples and Nation-States in Spanish America, 1780–2000
- Rural History
- Latin American Labor History
- Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
- The Historiography of Latin American Families
- The New Economic History of Latin America: Evolution and Recent Contributions
- Disease, Medicine, and Health
- Popular Religion in Latin American Historiography
- Selected Bibliography
Abstract and Keywords
This article discusses intellectual, legal, urban, environmental, economic, and religious history and studies of Spaniards, blacks, and slavery in New Spain. The largest section deals with the Amerindian population, particularly with a corpus of historical studies that, employing indigenous-language sources, have unveiled the long-term survival and adaptation of native culture after the European conquest.
Kevin Terraciano received his PhD from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1994 and joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 1995. He is Professor of History and chair of the Latin American Studies Program at UCLA. He specializes in Colonial Latin American history, especially New Spain and the indigenous cultures and languages of central and southern Mexico. He has received several prizes and awards for his publications, undergraduate teaching, and graduate training.
Lisa Sousa is an Associate Professor of Latin American History at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She has edited and translated The Story of Guadalupe (1998), with James Lockhart and Stafford Poole, and Mesoamerican Voices (2005), with Kevin Terraciano and Matthew Restall. She has published numerous articles on indigenous society and culture and is completing a book manuscript on indigenous gender and power in colonial Mexico.
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