BECK index

Latin America & Canada to 1850

Mayans, Toltecs, Aztecs & Incas
Latin America
Colonial Latin America
South America
Central America


Chronicle of America. Mount Kisco, no date.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 30 volumes. Chicago, 1975.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 8 volumes ed. Paul Edwards. New York, 1967.
Encyclopedia of World History, An ed. William L. Langer. Boston, 1980.
Times Atlas of World History, The ed. Geoffrey Barraclough. Maplewood, 1984.
Trager, James, The People's Chronology. New York, 1992.

Mayans, Toltecs, Aztecs & Incas

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, The Native Races, Five Volumes. San Francisco, 1886.
Bernal, Ignacia, Mexico Before Cortez: Art, History & Legend. Garden City, 1963.
Brading, D. A., The First America. Cambridge, 1991.
Brundage, Burr Cartwright, Empire of the Inca. Norman, 1963.
Brundage, Burr Cartwright, Lords of Cuzco: A History and Description of the Inca People in Their Final Days. Norman, 1967.
Davies, Nigel, The Aztecs. London, 1973.
Early Images of the Americas ed. Jerry M. Williams and Robert E. Lewis. Tucson, 1993.
Fagan, Brian M., The Aztecs. New York, 1984.
Garcilaso de la Vega, The Incas tr. Alain Gheerbrant and Maria Jolas. New York, 1961.
Garcilaso de la Vega, Royal Commentaries of the Incas and General History of Peru, Part 2 tr. Harold V. Livermore. Austin, 1966.
Inca and Aztec States 1400-1800, The ed. George A. Collier et al. New York, 1982.
Indian and the White Man, The ed. Wilcomb E. Washburn. Garden City, 1964.
Leonard, Jonathan Norton, Ancient America. New York, 1967.
Marriott, Alice and Carol K. Rachlin, American Indian Mythology. New York, 1968.
Mason, J. Alden, The Ancient Civilizations of Peru. Middlesex, 1968.
Native Mesoamerican Spirituality ed. Miguel Leon-Portilla. New York, 1980.
Popol Vuh tr. Dennis Tedlock. New York, 1996.
Sharer, Robert J., The Ancient Maya. Stanford, 1994.
Spores, Ronald, The Mixtec Kings and Their People. Norman, 1967.
Townsend, Richard F., The Aztecs. London, 1992.
Vaillant, George C., Aztecs of Mexico. Garden City, 1941.
Von Hagen, Victor W., The Aztec: Man and Tribe. New York, 1958.
Von Hagen, Victor W., Realm of the Incas. New York, 1957.
Weatherford, Jack, Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World. New York, 1988.
Weaver, Muriel Porter, The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors. San Diego, 1993.

Latin America

Anderson-Imbert, Enrique, Spanish American Literature: A History, Volume 1 tr. John V. Falconieri. Detroit, 1969.
Bakewell, Peter, A History of Latin America to 1825. Chichester, 2010.
Borzoi Anthology of Latin American Literature, Volume 1 ed. Emir Rodriguez Monegal. New York, 1977.
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean ed. Simon Collier et al. Cambridge, 1992.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume 3: From Independence to c. 1870 ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1985.
Crow, John A., The Epic of Latin America. Berkeley, 1980.
Fagg, John Edwin, Latin America: A General History. London, 1963.
Galeano, Eduardo, Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent. tr. Cedric Belfrage. New York, 1973.
Harvey, Robert, Liberators: Latin America’s Struggle for Independence 1810-1830. Woodstock, 2000.
Henriquez-Ureña, Pedro, Literary Currents in Hispanic America. Cambridge, 1945.
Herring, Hubert, A History of Latin America. New York, 1972.
History of Latin American Civilization, 2 volumes ed. Lewis Hanke. Boston, 1973, 1967.
Human Tradition in Latin America, The: The Nineteenth Century ed. Judith Ewell and William H. Beezley. Wilmington, 1989.
Latin American Civilization: History and Society, 1492 to the Present ed. Benjamin Keen. Boulder, 1986.
Lynch, John, Caudillos in Spanish America 1800-1850. Oxford, 1992.
Lynch, John, The Spanish American Revolutions 1808-1826. New York, 1973.
Origins of the Latin American Revolutions 1808-1826, The ed. R. A Humphreys and John Lynch. New York, 1965.
Outline History of Spanish American Literature, An ed. John E. Englekird et al. New York, 1980.
Robertson, William Spence, Rise of the Spanish-American Republics As Told in the Lives of Their Liberators. New York, 1946.
Schurz, William Lytle, This New World: The Civilization of Latin America. New York, 1964.
Ureña, Pedro Henriquez, A Concise History of Latin American Culture. New York, 1947.
Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern ed. Charles W. Eliot. New York, 1910.
Wars of Independence in Spanish America, The ed. Christian I. Archer. Wilmington, 2000.
Williamson, Edwin, The Penguin History of Latin America. London, 1992.

Colonial Latin America

Anderson, Charles L. G., Life and Letters of Vasco Nuñez de Balboa. New York, 1961.
Bannon, John Francis, The Colonial Americas. New York, 1963.
Bartolomé de Las Casas in History ed. Juan Friede and Benjamin Keen. DeKalb, 1971.
Bobb, Bernard E., The Viceregency of Antonio Maria Bucareli in New Spain, 1771-1779. Austin, 1962,
Bolton, Herbert Eugene, Coronado: Knight of Pueblos and Plains. Albuquerque  1949.
Boxer, C. R., The Dutch in Brazil 1624-1654. Oxford, 1957.
Boxer, C. R., The Golden Age of Brazil 1695-1750. Berkeley, 1969.
Broken Spears, The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico tr. Angel Maria Garibay K. and Lysander Kemp. Boston, 1962.
Cambridge History of Latin America, The, Volume 1: Colonial Latin America ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1984.
Cañeque, Alejandro, The King’s Living Image: The Culture and Politics of Viceregal Power in Colonial Mexico. New York, 2004.
Chao, Raul Eduardo, Colonial Cuba: Episodes from Four Hundred Years of Spanish Domination. Miami, 2014.
Chapman, Charles E., A History of California: The Spanish Period. New York, 1921.
Cohen, Martin A., The Martyr Luis de Carvajal: A Secret Jew in Sixteenth-Century Mexico. Albuquerque, 1973.
Colonial Latin America: A Documentary History ed. Kenneth J. Andrien. Wilmington, 2002.
Colonial Spanish America ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1987.
Columbus, Christopher, The  Four Voyages tr. J. M. Cohen. London, 1969.
Cortés, Hernando, Five Letters of Cortés to the Emperor tr. J. Bayard Morris. New York, no date.
DeNevi, Don and Noel Francis Moholy, Junipero Serra. San Francisco, 1985.
Descola, Jean, Daily Life in Colonial Peru 1710-1820. New York, 1968.
Descola, Jean, The Conquistadors tr. Malcolm Barnes. New York, 1957.
Diaz del Castillo, Bernal, The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521. tr. A. P. Maudslay. New York, 1956.
Diaz, Bernal, Chronicles tr. Albert Idell. Garden City, 1956.
Diaz, Bernal, The Conquest of New Spain tr. J. M. Cohen. Middlesex, 1963.
Diffie, Bailey W., A History of Colonial Brazil, 1500-1792. Malabar, 1987.
Duncan, David Ewing, Hernando de Soto: A Savage Quest in the Americas. New York, 1995.
Duran, Fray Diego, The History of the Indies of New Spain tr. Doris Heyden. Norman, 1994.
Ercilla y Zuñiga, Alonso de, The Araucaniad tr. Charles Maxwell Lancaster and Paul Thomas Manchester. Nashville, 1945.
Englebert, Omer, The Last of the Conquistadors: Junipero Serra (1713-1784) tr. Katherine Woods. Westport, 1956.
Fiske, John, The Discovery of America, 2 volumes. Boston, 1899.
Gage, Thomas, Travels in the New World. Norman, 1958.
Geggus, David Patrick, Slavery, War, and Revolution: The British Occupation of Saint Domingue 1793-1798. Oxford, 1982.
Geiger, Maynard J., The Life and Times of Fray Junipero Serra, O.F.M., 2 volumes. Washington, 1959.
Gibson, Charles, The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule. Stanford, 1964.
Gutierrez, Gustavo, Las Casas: In Search of the Poor of Jesus Christ tr. Robert R. Barr. Maryknoll, 1993.
Haas, Lisbeth, Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California. Berkeley, 2014.
Hakluyt, Richard, Voyages and Discoveries. London, 1972.
Hanke, Lewis, The Spanish Struggle for Justice in the Conquest of America. Boston, 1965.
Hemming, John, The Conquest of the Incas. London, 1970.
Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America, The ed. Kenneth J. Andrien. Wilmington, 2002.
Irving, Washington, Life and Voyages of Columbus, The. New York, 1828.
Irving, Washington, Spanish Voyages of Discovery. New York, 1831.
Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Volume 1: Acadia 1610-1613 ed. Reuben Gold Thwaites. New York, 1959.
Johnson, Julie Greer, Women in Colonial Spanish Literature. Westport, 1983.
Landstrom, Bjorn, Columbus. New York, 1967.
Las Casas on Columbus: Background and the Second and Fourth Voyages tr. Nigel Griffin. Turnhout, 1999.
Las Casas, Bartolomé de, A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies tr. Nigel Griffin. London, 1992.
Las Casas, Bartolomé de, History of the Indies tr. Andrée Collard. New York, 1971.
Las Casas, Bartolomé de, Indian Freedom: The Cause of Bartolomé de Las Casas 1484-1566: A Reader tr. Frances Patrick Sullivan. Kansas City, 1995.
Letters and People of the Spanish Indies: Sixteenth Century tr. James Lockhart and Enrique Otte. Cambridge, 1976.
Life and Times of Columbus, The ed. Enzo Orlandi. Philadelphia, 1967.
Lockhart, James and Stuard B. Schwartz, Early Latin America. Cambridge, 1983.
Madariaga, Salvador de, Christopher Columbus. New York, 1940.
Moorhead, Max L., The Apache Frontier: Jacobo Ugarte and Spanish-Indian Relations in Northern New Spain, 1769-1791. Norman, 1968.
Morison, Samuel Eliot, Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus. Boston, 1942.
Morison, Samuel Eliot, The European Discovery of America: The Southern Voyages A.D. 1491-1616. New York, 1974.
Moses, Bernard, Spain’s Declining Power in South America 1730-1806. Berkeley, 1919.
Narratives of the Discovery of America ed. A. W. Lawrence and Jean Young. New York, 1931.
New Iberian World: A Documentary History of the Discovery and Settlement of Latin America to the Early 17th Century, Volume 2: The Caribbean ed. John H. Parry and Robert G. Keith. New York, 1984.
Palou, Francisco, Life and Apostolic Labors of the Venerable Father Junipero Serra tr. C. Scott Williams. Pasadena, 1913.
Peterson, Mendel, The Funnel of Gold. Boston, 1975.
Powell, Philip Wayne, Mexico’s Miguel Caldera: The Taming of America’s First Frontier 1548-1597. Tucson, 1977.
Prescott, William H., History of the Conquest of Mexico, 3 volumes. Philadelphia, 1873.
Prescott, William H., History of the Conquest of Peru, 2 volumes. Philadelphia, 1874.
Readings in Latin American History, Volume 1: The Formative Centuries ed. Peter J. Bakewell et al. Durham, 1985.
Readings in Latin American History, Volume 1: To 1810 ed. Lewis Hanke. New York, 1966.
Reed, Alma M., The Ancient Past of Mexico. New York, 1966.
Replier, Agnes, Junipero Serra: Pioneer Colonist of California. Garden City, 1933.
Ricard, Robert, The Spiritual Conquest of Mexico tr. Lesley Byrd Simpson. Berkeley, 1966.
Sahagun, Fray Bernardino de, General History of the Things of New Spain, Book 12 – The Conquest of Mexico tr. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble. Santa Fe, 1955.
Sale, Kirkpatrick, The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy. New York, 1990.
Spalding, Karen, Huarochiri: An Andean Society Under Inca and Spanish Rule. Stanford, 1984.
Thomas, Hugh, Conquest: Montezuma, Cortes, and the Fall of Old Mexico. New York, 1993.
Watson, Robert Grant, Spanish and Portuguese in South America during the Colonial Period, Volume 2. London, 1884.
Wood, Michael, Conquistadors. Berkeley, 2000.
Wright, I. A., The Early History of Cuba 1492-1586. New York, 1916.

South America

Arana, Marie, Bolivar: American Liberator. New York, 2013.
Barman, Roderick J., Brazil: The Forging of a Nation, 1798-1852. Stanford, 1988.
Bolivar, Selected Writings of, 20 volumes ed. Harold A. Bierck. New York, 1951.
Brazil Empire and Republic 1822-1930 ed. Leslie Bethell. Cambridge, 1989.
Burns, E. Bradford, A History of Brazil. New York, 1970.
Bushnell, David, The Making of Modern Colombia. Berkeley, 1993.
Cavaliero, Roderick, The Independence of Brazil. London, 1993.
Century of Brazilian History Since 1865, A ed. Richard Graham. New York, 1969.
Collier, Simon, Chile: The Making of a Republic, 1830-1865: Politics and Ideas. Cambridge, 2003.
Collier, Simon, Ideas and Politics of Chilean Independence 1808-1833. London, 1967.
Dalton, Henry G., The History of British Guiana, Volume 1. London, 1855.
Daly Vere T., A Short History of the Guyanese People. London, 1975.
Dobyns, Henry F. and Paul L. Doherty, Peru: A Cultural History. New York, 1976.
Fausto, Boris, A Concise History of Brazil tr. Arthur Brakel. Cambridge, 1999.
Freyre, Gilberto, The Mansions and the Shanties: The Making of Modern Brazil tr. Harriet de Onis. New York, 1963.
Galdames, Luis, A History of Chile tr. Isaac Joslin Cox. Chapel Hill, 1941.
Hemming, John, Amazon Frontier: The Defeat of the Brazilian Indians. Cambridge, 1987.
Hemming, John, Red Gold: The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians. Cambridge, 1978.
Henao, Jesus Maria, History of Colombia tr. J. Fred Rippy. Chapel Hill, 1938.
Historical Essay on the Colony of Surinam 1788 tr. Simon Cohen. Cincinnati, 1974.
Katra, William H., The Argentine Generation of 1837: Echeverria, Alberdi, Sarmiento, Mitre. Cranbury, 1996.
Kirkpatrick, F. A., A History of the Argentine Republic. Cambridge, 1931.
Klein, Herbert S., A Concise History of Bolivia. Cambridge, 2011.
Levene, Ricardo, A History of Argentina tr. William Spence Robertson. Chapel Hill, 1937.
Lewis, Colin M., Argentina: A Short History. Oxford, 2002.
Lombardi, John V., Venezuela: The Search for Order, the Dream of Progress. New York, 1982.
Macauley, Neill, Dom Pedro: The Struggle for Liberty in Brazil and Portugal 1798-1834. Durham, 1986.
Madariaga, Salvador de, Bolivar. New York, 1952.
Masur, Gerhard, Simon Bolivar. Albuquerque, 1948.
Mitre, Bartolomé, The Emancipation of South America tr. William Pilling. New York, 1969.
Moron, Guillermo, A History of Venezuela tr. John Street. New York, 1963.
O’Leary, Memoria del General Daniel Florencio tr. Robert F. McNerney, Jr. Austin, 1970.
Paine, Lauran, Bolivar the Liberator. New York, 1970.
Pike, Fredrick B., The Modern History of Peru. New York, 1967.
Rippy, J. Fred et al, Argentina, Brazil and Chile Since Independence. New York, 1935.
Rock, David, Argentina 1516-1987: From Spanish Colonization to Alfonsin. Berkeley, 1987.
Rodway, James, Guiana: British, Dutch, and French. New York, 1912.
Rojas, Ricardo, San Martin: Knight of the Andes tr. Herschel Brickell and Carlos Videla. New York, 1967.
Sarmiento, Domingo F., Life in the Argentine Republic in the Days of the Tyrants tr. Mrs. Horace Mann. New York, 1868.
Shumway, Nicolas, The Invention of Argentina. Berkeley, 1991.
Skidmore, Thomas E., Brazil: Five Centuries of Change. New York, 1999.
Southey, Robert, History of Brazil, Volume 1. London, 1810.
Spindler, Frank MacDonald, Nineteenth Century Ecuador: A Historical Introduction. Fairfax, 1987.
Tarver, H. Michael and Julia C. Frederick, The History of Venezuela. New York, 2006.
Washburn, Charles A., The History of Paraguay, Volume 1. Boston, 1871.
Williams, John Roy, The Rise and Fall of the Paraguayan Republic, 1800-1870. Austin, 1979.
Williamson, James, English Colonies in Guiana and on the Amazon 1604-1668. London, 1923.
Worcester, Donald E., Bolivar. Boston, 1977.


Bridges, George Wilson, The Annals of Jamaica, Volume 2. London, 1828.
Burns, Alan, History of the British West Indies. London, 1954.
Craton, Michael, A History of the Bahamas. Waterloo, 1986.
Dietz, James L., Economic History of Puerto Rico: Instititutional Change and Capitalist Development. Princeton, 1986.
Heinl, Robert Debs Jr. and Nancy Gordon Heinl, Written in Blood: The Story of the Haitian People 1492-1971. Boston, 1978.
Higman, B. W., A Concise History of the Caribbean. Cambridge, 2011.
Korngold, Ralph, Citizen Toussaint. Boston, 1944.
Lai, Walton Look, Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918. Baltimore, 1993.
Parry, J. H. et al, A Short History of the West Indies. New York, 1987.
Pons, Frank Moya, The Dominican Republic: A National History. Princeton, 2010.
Roberts, W.  Adolphe, The Caribbean. Indianapolis, 1940.
Thomas, Hugh, Cuba or The Pursuit of Freedom. New York, 1971.
Wagenheim, Olga Jimenez de, Puerto Rico: An Interpretive History from Pre-Columbian Times to 1900. Princeton, 1998.
Williams, Eric, From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969. New York, 1970.

Central America

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of Central America, 3 volumes. San Francisco, 1886-1887.
Burns, E. Bradford, Patriarch and Folk: The Emergence of Nicaragua 1798-1858. Cambridge, 1991.
Caiger, Stephen L., British Honduras: Past and Present. London, 1951.
Costa Rica Reader, The: History, Culture, Politics ed. Steven Palmer and Ivan Molina. Durham, 2004.
Dobson, Narda, A History of Belize. London, 1973.
Gobat, Michel, Empire by Invitation: William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America. Cambridge, 2008.
Gudmundson, Lowell and Héctor Lindo-Fuentes, Central America 1821-1871: Liberalism before Liberal Reform. Tuscaloosa, 1995.
Howarth, David, Panama: Four Hundred Years of Dreams and Cruelty. New York, 1966.
Lindo-Fuentes, Héctor, Weak Foundations: The Economy of El Salvador in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley, 1990.
McGuinness, Aims, Path of Empire: Panama and the California Gold Rush. Ithaca, 2008.
Peck, Anne Merriman, The Pageant of Central America. New York, 1947.
Perrez-Brignoli, Hector, A Brief History of Central America. Berkeley, 1989.
Sullivan-Gonzalez, Douglass, Piety, Power, and Politics: Religion and Nation Formation in Guatemala 1821-1871. Pittsburgh, 1998.
Woodward, Ralph Lee Jr., A Short History of Guatemala. La Antigua, 2008.


Anna, Timothy E., Forging Mexico 1821-1835. Lincoln, 1998.
Anna, Timothy E., The Mexican Empire of Iturbide. Lincoln, 1990.
Ashford, Gerald, Spanish Texas: Yesterday and Today. Austin, 971.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of Arizona and New Mexico 1530-1888. San Francisco, 1889.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of California, Volumes 1-6. Santa Barbara, 1970.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of Mexico, 6 volumes. San Francisco, 1883-1888.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming 1540-1888. San Francisco, 1890.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of the North Mexican States and Texas, 2 volumes. San Francisco, 1884, 1889.
Beck, Warren A., New Mexico: A History of Four Centuries. Norman, 1962.
Calderon de la Barca, Frances, Life in Mexico. Garden City, 1842.
California Heritage: An Anthology of History and Literature ed. John and Laree Caughey. Los Angeles, 1962.
Costeloe, Michael P., The Central Republic in Mexico, 1835-1846: Hombers de Bien in the Age of Santa Anna. Cambridge, 1993.
Cumberland, Charles C., Mexican Revolution: Genesis Under Madero. Austin, 1952.
DeLay, Brian, War of A Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.—Mexican War. New Haven, 2008.
Eldredge, Zoeth Skinner, History of California, Volume 2. New York, 1915.
Fowler, Will, Forceful Negotiations: The Origins of the Pronunciamiento in Nineteenth-Century Mexico. Lincoln, 2010.
Fowler, Will, Independent Mexico: The Pronunciamiento in the Age of Santa Anna, 1821-1858. Lincoln, 2016.
Green, Stanley C., The Mexican Republic: The First Decade 1823-1832. Pittsburgh, 1987.
Hale, Charles A., Mexican Liberalism in the Age of Mora, 1821-1853. New Haven, 1968.
Hamil, Hugh M. Jr., The Hidalgo Revolt. Gainesville, 1966.
Hamnett, Brian R., Roots of Insurgency: Mexican regions, 1750-1824. Cambridge, 1986.
Hamnett, Brian, Juarez. London, 1994.
Harding, Bertita, Phantom Crown. Mexico City, 1953.
Hart, John Mason, Revolutionary Mexico: The Coming and Process of the Mexican Revolution. Berkeley, 1987.
Haslip, Joan, The Crown of Mexico: Maximilian and His Empress Carlota. New York, 1971.
Henderson, Timothy J., The Mexican Wars for Independence. New York, 2009.
Herstory: Women Who Changed the World ed. Ruth Ashby and Deborah Gore Ohru. New York, 1992.
Hittell, Theodore H., History of California, Volumes 1-2. San Francisco, 1885.
Inés de la Cruz, Sor Juana, Poems, Protest, and a Dream tr. Margaret Sayers Peden. New York, 1997.
Inés de la Cruz, Sor Juana, Selected Works tr. Edith Grossman. New York, 2016.
Jackson, Helen Hunt, Ramona. New York, 1912.
Kirk, Pamela, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Religion, Art and Feminism. New York, 1998.
Krauze, Enrique, Mexico: Biography of Power: A History of Modern Mexico 1810-1996. New York, 1997.
Meyer, Michael C. and William L. Sherman, The Course of Mexican History. New York, 1995.
Olivera, Ruth R. and Liliane Crété, Life in Mexico Under Santa Anna 1822-1855. Norman, 1991.
Oxford History of Mexico, The ed. Michael C. Meyer and William H. Beezley. Oxford, 2000.
Parkes, Henry Bamford, A History of Mexico. Boston, 1969.
Paz, Octavio, Sor Juana or, The Traps of Faith tr. Margaret Sayers Peden. Cambridge, 1988.
Peña, Carlos Gonzalez, History of Mexican Literature tr. Gusta Barfield Nance and Florene Johnson Dunstan. Dallas, 1968.
Ramos, Samuel, Profile of Man and Culture in Mexico tr. Peter G. Earle. New York, 1962.
Readings in California History ed. N. Ray Gilmore and Gladys Gilmore. New York, 1966.
Rodriguez O., Jaime E., Mexico in the Age of Democratic Revolutions, 1750-1850. Boulder, 1994.
Ruiz, Ramon Eduardo, Triumphs and Tragedy: A History of the Mexican People. New York, 1992.
Sanchez, Joseph P. et al, New Mexico: A History. Norman, 2013.
Scheina, Robert L., Santa Anna: A Curse upon Mexico. Washington, 2002.
Smith, Bradley, Mexico: A History in Art. Garden City, 1968.
Spicer, Edward H., Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest 1533-1960. Tucson, 1962.
Waters, Frank, Book of the Hopi. New York, 1963.
Weber, David J., The Mexican Frontier 1821-1846. Albuquerque, 1982.
Yoakum, H., History of Texas from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, 2 volumes. Austin, 1855.


Anderson, Fred, Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America 1754-1766. New York, 2000.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of British Columbia 1792-1887.  San Francisco, 1887.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of the Northwest Coast, Volume 1: 1543-1800. San Francisco, 1884.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, History of the North Coast, Volume 2 1800-1846. San Francisco, 1884.
Berton, Pierre, Flames Across the Border: The Canadian-American Tragedy, 1813-1814. Boston, 1981.
Bothwell, Robert, The Penguin History of Canada. Toronto, 2006.
Brebner, J. Bartlet, Canada: A Modern History. Ann Arbor, 1960.
Budiansky, Stephen, Perilous Fight: America’s Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815. New York, 2010.
Burt, Alfred Leroy, A Short History of Canada for Americans. Minneapolis, 1944.
Canadian History in Documents, 1763-1966 ed. J. M. Bliss. Toronto, 1966.
Careless, J. M. S., The Union of the Canadas: The Growth of Canadian Institutions 1841-1857. Toronto, 1967.
Coles, Harry L., The War of 1812. Chicago, 1965.
Colonial British America: Essays in the New History of the Early Modern Era ed. Jack P. Greene and J. R. Pole. Baltimore, 1984.
Creighton, Donald, A History of Canada: Dominion of the North. Cambridge, 1944.
Eccles, W. J., Canada Under Louis XIV 1663-1701. Toronto, 1964.
Eccles, W. J., The Canadian Frontier 1534-1760. New York, 1969.
Eccles, W. J., The French in North America 1500-1783. East Lansing, 1998.
Eccles, W. J., Frontenac: The Courtier Governor. Toronto, 1959.
Fiske, John, New France and New England. Boston, 1902.
Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 15: Northeast ed. Bruce G. Trigger. Washington, 1978.
Havard, Gilles, The Great Peace of Montreal of 1701 tr. Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott. Montreal, 2001.
Hickey, Donald R., The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict. Urbana, 2012.
Illustrated History of Canada, The ed. Craig Brown. Toronto, 2002.
Jennings, Francis, The Ambiguous Iroquois Empire. New York, 1984.
Jennings, Francis, Empire of Fortune: Crowns, colonies, and tribes in the Seven Years War in America. New York, 1988.
Jennings, Francis, The Invasion of America. New York, 1975.
Kingsford, William, The History of Canada, Vol. 1-10. New York, 1887-1890.
Lanctot, Gustave, A History of Canada. Vol. 1-3. Cambridge, 1963-1965.
Leach, Douglas Edward, Northern Colonial Frontier 1607-1763, The. New York, 1966.
McNaught, Kenneth, The Pelican History of Canada. Middlesex, 1969.
Miquelon, Dale, New France 1701-1744. Toronto, 1987.
Monet, Jacques, The Last Cannon Shot: A Study of French-Canadian Nationalism 1837-1850. Toronto, 1969.
Moogk, Peter N., La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada – A Cultural History. East Lansing, 2000.
Morgan, Lewis Henry, League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee or Iroqois. North Dighton, 1995.
Morison, Samuel Eliot, Samuel de Champlain: Father of New France. Boston, 1972.
Morton, W. L., The Kingdom of Canada: A General History from Earliest Times. Indianapolis, 1963.
Muhlstein, Anka, La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier tr. Willard Wood. New York, 1994.
Munro, William Bennett, Crusaders of New France. New Haven, 1918.
Neatby, Hilda, Quebec: The Revolutionary Age 1760-1791. Toronto, 1966.
Parkman, Francis, France and England in North America, 2 volumes. New York, 1983.
Purvis, Thomas L., Colonial America to 1763. New York, 1999.
Quinn, Arthur, A New World: An Epic of Colonial America from the Founding of Jamestown to the Fall of Quebec. New York, 1994.
Read, Colin, The Rising in Western Upper Canada, 1837-8: The Duncombe Revolt and after. Toronto, 1982.
Riendeau, Roger, A Brief History of Canada. New York, 2000.
Rutledge, Joseph Lister, Century of Conflict: The Struggle Between the French and British in Colonial America. Garden City, 1956.
Savelle, Max, The Diplomatic History of the Canadian Boundary 1749-1763. New Haven, 1940.
Savelle, Max, The Origins of American Diplomacy: The International History of Angloamerica, 1492-1763. New York, 1967.
Stanley, George F. G., New France: The Last Phase 1744-1760. Toronto, 1968.
Tracy, Frank Basil, Tercentenary History of Canada, Vol. 1. New York, 1913.
Trudel, Marcel, The Beginnings of New France 1524-1663 tr. Patricia Claxton. Toronto, 1973.
Wrong, George M., The Conquest of New France. New Haven, 1918.

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Caribbean & Central America to 1580
West Indies 1580-1850
Central America 1580-1850
Incas, Peru & Chile to 1817
Brazil & Guiana 1500-1850
Southern South America to 1850
New Granada & Bolívar to 1830
Bolivian Nations 1830-50
Mexico to 1768
Mexico & Independence 1768-1831
Mexico & Wars 1832-50
Iroquois & French in America 1534-1744
Canada 1744-1817
Canada under British Rule 1817-50
Summary & Evaluation of Latin America & Canada to 1850

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