This is a major chronicle of the early nineteenth century and provides a firsthand account of the region prior to the Latin American Wars of Independence. This document, which has not appeared before in either English or Spanish, is divided into four major parts: ecclesiastical affairs, administration, Royal Exchequer and finances, and the military. Text in Spanish, introduction and annotations in English. With illustrations.
John S. Leiby teaches history at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Arizona. Before locating to PVCC, he taught at a number of institutions, including Northern Arizona University and Navajo Community College (now Dine College) on the Navajo Reservation. He earned his BA and MA degrees from Arizona State University-Tempe and his PhD from Northern Arizona University. He is a domestically and internationally respected scholar whose publications have been cited often in textbooks, monographs, and journals. His current research interest include the history of health care in Latin America and colonial administration.
Dedication, Preface Introduction (Barbara A. Heavilin); Introduction to Steinbeck and the Arthurian Theme (Joseph Fontenrose); Steinbeck's use of Malory (Warren French); Tortilla Flat Re-Visited (Arthur F. Kinney); A Note on Steinbeck's Unpublished Arthurian Stories (Roy S. Simmonds); The Unrealized Dream: Steinbeck's Modern Version of Malory (Roy. S. Simmonds); Why Steinbeck Didn't Finish his Arthur - the Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights (1976) (Michael Sundermeier); Arthur, Lancelot, and the Psychodrama of Steinbeck (Laura F. Hodges); The Personae of Acts: Symbolic Repetition and Variation (Laura F. Hodges); Analogues of Arthur: John Steinbeck's Use of Le Morte D'Arthur in The Winter of Our Discontent (Michael Meyer); Steinbeck Bibliography from the Arthuriana/Camelot Project Website (Laura F. Hodges); Review: Hiromasa Takamura's John Steinbeck and His Dramatic World: At Study of His Dramatized Life. Works, and Adapted Works (Kozen Nakachi); Review: The Betrayal of Brotherhood in the Work of John Steinbeck; Cain Sign (Stephen K. George); Review: John Steinbeck and the Critics (Kenneth Swan)