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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The War for Mexico's West examines a dramatic, complex episode in the early history of New Spain that stands as an instructive counterpoint to the much more familiar. Ida Altman is professor of history at the University of Florida. She is the author or coauthor of a number of books and articles on colonial Spanish America and the early modern Spanish empire.
Winner of the 2011 A. B. Thomas Book Award from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. Online Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Alibris Indigo Better World Books IndieBound. Paperback, 340 pages.
Ida Altman, The War for Mexico's West: Indians and Spaniards in New Galicia, 1524-1550. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press 2010, p. 185. ^ . Parry, The Audiencia of New Galicia in the Sixteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1948. Recopilación de las Leyes de Indias. De las Audiencias y Chancillerias Reales de las Indias.
The War for Mexico's West: Indians and Spaniards in New Galicia, 1524-1550.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. ISBN 978-0-8263-4493-9. Altman's work, however, is far from celebratory. She grimly details violence and dislocation, and the surprisingly immediate resistance of New Galicia's population
The War for Mexico's West. Indians and Spaniards in New Galicia, 1524-1550. James Lockhart and Ida Altman, eds. The Provinces of Early Mexico: Variants of Spanish American Regional Evolution, UCLA Latin American Center Publications 1976, pp. 253-272.
The War for Mexico's West. Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2010. with Sarah Cline & Juan Javier Pescador), The Early History of Greater Mexico. Ida Altman and James J. Horn, ed., "To Make America": European Emigration in the Early Modern Period, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991. Ida Altman, Transatlantic Ties in the Spanish Empire: Brihuega, Spain, and Puebla, Mexico, 1560-1620.
Indians and Spaniards in New Galicia, 1524-1550. The transformation of New Galicia. Reflections on a violent history. Includes bibliographical references and index. Published 2010 by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque. Timeline for the history of early New Galicia.
THE WAR FOR MEXICO'S WEST: Indians and Spaniards in New Galicia, 1524-1550 by Ida Altman (pp. 298-299). URBAN INDIANS IN PHOENIX SCHOOLS by Stephen Kent Amerman. A PERFECT GIBRALTAR: The Battle far Monterrey, Mexico, 1846 by Christopher D. Dishman. Dishman (pp. 300-301). URBAN INDIANS IN PHOENIX SCHOOLS by Stephen Kent Amerman (pp. 307-308).
The War for Mexico's West examines a dramatic, complex episode in the early history of New Spain that stands as an instructive counterpoint to the much more familiar, triumphalist narrative of Spanish daring, resilience, and victory embodied in the oft-told tale of the conquest of central Mexico. As Spaniards consolidated their hold over central Mexico they fanned out in several directions, first entering western Mexico--the future New Galicia--in 1524. A full-fledged expedition of conquest followed several years later. Among the loosely organized, ethnically and linguistically diverse societies of New Galicia, however, neither the Spaniards' usual stratagems of conquest nor their attempts to settle and impose their institutions met with much success. An uprising against Spanish rule, today known as the Mixton war, erupted in 1540, attracting thousands of people from many different indigenous communities and bringing Spanish failure in the region into sharp relief. Set within the context of the complex politics of early New Spain in which such prominent figures as Hernando Cortés, Nuño de Guzmán, Pedro de Alvarado, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, and don Antonio de Mendoza vied to fulfill their ambitions in the west and incorporating accounts and testimony reflecting indigenous perspectives, Altman's treatment of the prolonged conquest of New Galicia provides the first full-length account in English of these little-known events and their consequences for Indians and Spaniards.
Winner of the 2011 A. B. Thomas Book Award from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies