A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico

A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico
Pages:
220
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Published:
July 13th 1997 by Cambridge University Press
Goodreads Rating:
3.55
ISBN13:
9780521574488
ISBN10:
052157448X
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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.