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Colonial Latin America by Mark A. Burkholder
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About meAfter 43 years, I recently retired from a university anthropology museum where I was a collections manager for archaeological collections. My professional interests are mainly in the archaeology, prehistory and material culture of the Southwest US & Northwest MX, the US Great Plains, North America, western Europe, and the Middle East, more-or-less in that order.
About my libraryMy books reflect my working interests in Southwestern (US) archaeology and anthropology and my recreational reading, which tends toward ancient history, military history, biography, historical mysteries, and science fiction.
Favorite authorsMaureen Ash, Isaac Asimov, Rick Atkinson, Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Peter Bowen, Janice Emily Bowers, Marie Brennan, James F. Brooks, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Thomas Cahill, C. J. Cherryh, Robert Crais, Lindsey Davis, Richard Dawkins, Patrick Leigh Fermor, C. S. Forester, J.K. Rowling Robert Galbraith, William Gibson, John Gierach, Lauren Haney, Charlaine Harris, J. M. Hayes, Christopher Hitchens, Bettany Hughes, Laurie R. King, Rudyard Kipling, Elmore Leonard, Donna Leon, Susan Cummins Miller, Walter Mosley, Patrick O'Brian, Stephen Oppenheimer, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Lynda S. Robinson, J. K. Rowling, Steven Saylor, Linda Schele, Robert Louis Stevenson, George R. Stewart, Sheri S. Tepper, J. R. R. Tolkien, Nicholas Wade, Jo Walton, Spencer Wells, Roger L. Welsch, Michael Wood (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresAntigone Books, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Eastside, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Westside, Book Stop, Bookmans - Grant, Bookmans - Ina, Bookmans - Speedway, Clues Unlimited, Mostly Books, University of Arizona Bookstores
Favorite librariesArizona State Museum Library - University of Arizona, Cawker City Public Library, Main Library - University of Arizona, Mankato City Library, Pima County Public Library - Joel D. Valdez (Main), Pima County Public Library - Woods Memorial
Real nameMike Jacobs
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJul 31, 2006
Currently readingThe Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volumes 4-6 by Edward Gibbon
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