A Plague of Sheep: Environmental consequences of the conquest of Mexico

Elinor G.K. Melville

Taking as a case study the sixteenth century history of a region of highland central Mexico, this text reveals how the environmental and social changes brought about by the introduction of Old World grazing species aided European expansion by enabling the Spanish takeover of land.

status Copy #1 (4965): in
genre History ยป North American History
publisher Cambridge University Press
publish date April 14th 2003
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