Table of contents for Historic cities of the Americas : an illustrated encyclopedia / David F. Marley.

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Preface
CARIBBEAN
Bahamas
Nassau
	Background (600-1646)
	Early Struggles as "Charles Town" (1666-1694)
	Creation of "Nassau" (1695-1717)
	Crown Capital (1718-1775)
	American and Spanish Invasions (1776-1783)
	Loyalist Sanctuary (1784-1815)
	Stagnation (1816-1897)
	Evolution as Tourist Destination (1898-Present)
Barbados
Bridgetown
	Background (380-1627)
	Foundation and Early Development (1628-1651)
	Parliamentary Rule (1652-1659)
	Royal Restoration and Dutch Bombardment (1660-1667)
	Sugar Capital and Naval Base (1668-1765)
	Setbacks and Resurgence (1766-1815)
	Stagnation (1816-1860)
	Tentative Modernization (1861-1945)
	Modern Era (1946-Present)
Cuba
Havana
	Discovery (1508-1518)
	Foundation and Early Evolution (1519-1560)
	Emergence as Plate-Fleet Terminal (1561-1620)
	Dutch Blockades (1621-1648)
	Hapsburg Decay (1649-1700)
	Bourbon Revival (1701-1761)
	English Occupation (1762-1763)
	Colonial Heyday (1763-1795)
	Blockade and Transition (1796-1822)
	Late Spanish Era (1823-1897)
	American Occupations (1898-1909)
	Modern Growth (1910-Present)
Santiago
	Foundation and Early Heyday (1515-1526)
	Abandonment (1526-1607)
	Revival as Provincial Capital (1608-1654)
	Devastation and Resurrection (1655-1688)
	Flourishment (1689-1766)
	Disaster and Revival (1767-1822)
	Late Colonial Era (1823-1897)
	American Siege and Occupations (1898-1917)
	Modern Era (1918-Present)
Curaçao
Willemstad
	Spanish Indifference (1499-1519)
	Colonization (1520-1633)
	Dutch Conquest (1634-1648)
	Slaving Station (1649-1713)
	Trade Entrepot (1714-1791)
	British Occupations (1792-1815)
	Stagnation (1816-1913)
	Refinery Port (1914-1939)
	World War II and the Modern Era (1940-Present)
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
	Initial Establishment (1496-1502)
	Relocation and Early Evolution (1502-1519)
	Downturn (1520-1585)
	Strategic Outpost (1586-1654)
	Second English Assault and Aftermath (1655-1683)
	Resurgence (1684-1794)
	French Occupations (1795-1809)
	Fleeting Independence (1809-1821)
	Haitian Occupation (1822-1843)
	Uneasy Capital of the First Republic (1844-1860)
	Spanish Reoccupation (1861-1865)
	Political Prize (1865-1915)
	American Occupation (1916-1924)
	Transformation into "Ciudad Trujillo" (1925-1961)
	U.S. Intervention (1962-1966)
	Modern Era (1967-Present)
Haiti
Cap-Haïtien
	Spanish Foundation (1492-1579)
	Abandonment (1580-1669)
	French Re-Foundation (1670-1710)
	Colonial Splendor (1711-1791)
	Devastation (1791-1803)
	Early Independent Era (1804-1810)
	"Cap-Henry" Interlude (1811-1820)
	Declining Fortunes (1821-1887)
	Opposition Springboard (1888-1914)
	U.S. Occupation (1915-1934)
	Modern Era (1935-Present)
Port-au-Prince
	Antecedents (1502-1748)
	Foundation and Early Evolution (1749-1789)
	Revolutionary Turmoil (1790-1794)
	British Occupation (1794-1798)
	Black and French Invasions (1799-1803)
	Capital of the "Republic of the South" (1804-1821)
	Island Capital (1822-1843)
	Political Prize (1843-1888)
	Tentative Modernization (1889-1914)
	U.S. Occupation (1915-1934)
	Modern Growth (1935-Present)
Jamaica
Kingston
	First European Contacts (1494-1523)
	Emergence of Santiago de la Vega (1523-1589)
	First English Descents (1590-1603)
	Spanish Imperial Backwater (1604-1655)
	English Conquest (1655)
	Creation of Port Royal (1655-1691)
	Earthquake and Transferal to Kingston (1692-1722)
	Colonial Preeminence (1723-1815)
	Stagnation (1816-1906)
	Earthquake and Resurrection (1907-1938)
	Modern Boom (1939-Present)
Martinique
Fort-de-France
	Antecedents (1000-1634)
	Early French Foothold (1635-1638)
	Initial Stockade (1639-1668)
	City Foundation and Dutch Assault (1669-1674)
	Stronghold (1675-1691)
	Elevation to Regional Capital (1692-1758)
	English Conquest and Resurgence (1759-1788)
	"Républiqueville" and British Occupations (1789-1814)
	Stagnation (1816-1901)
	Eruption and Recovery (1902-1938)
	World War II Difficulties (1939-1943)
	Modern Evolution (1944-Present)
Puerto Rico
San Juan
	Establishment as "Caparra" (1508-1520)
	Relocation (1521-1585)
	Beleaguered Stronghold (1586-1648)
	Imperial Backwater (1649-1765)
	Revival (1766-1796)
	Loyal Outpost (1797-1897)
	American Occupation (1898-Present)
Trinidad
Port of Spain
	Discovery and Colonization Attempts (1498-1570)
	Foundation and Early Vicissitudes (1592-1637)
	Isolation and Stagnation (1640-1775)
	Emergence as a City (1776-1796)
	British Conquest (1797-1807)
	Great Fire and Resurrection (1808-1869)
	Tentative Modernization (1870-1939)
	World War II and Independence (1940-Present)
MEXICO
Acapulco
	Origins (1521-1550)
	Foundation (1550-1566)
	Emergence as a Transpacific Terminal (1567-1614)
	Dutch Incursions and Fortification (1615-1624)
	Seasonal Occupation (1625-1775)
	Earthquake and Recovery (1776-1809)
	Revolutionary Disruption (1810-1821)
	Stagnation (1822-1926)
	Tourist Haven (1927-Present)
Campeche
	Contact (1517-1518)
	Stillborn Occupation (1531-1535)
	Spanish Refoundation (1540-1632)
	Enemy Raids (1633-1685)
	Fortification (1686-1738)
	Late Colonial Heyday (1739-1821)
	Yucatecan Dominance (1822-1856)
	Struggle for Statehood (1857-1867)
	Porfirian Modernization (1868-1910)
	Modern Era (1911-Present)
Guadalajara
	Initial Settlements (1531-1541)
	Foundation (1541-1559)
	Provincial Capital (1560-1809)
	Independence and Early Republican Era (1810-1840)
	Sieges and Ordeals (1841-1875)
	Porfirian Era and Mexican Revolution (1876-1920)
	Modern Expansion (1921-Present)
Guanajuato
	Origins (1539-1679)
	Flourishment (1680-1809)
	Sack and Stagnation (1810-1821)
	Revival and Uncertainty (1822-1867)
	Reduced Circumstances (1868-Present)
Mexico City
	Origins (1325-1519)
	Spanish Conquest (1519-1521)
	Resurrection (1521-1532)
	Vicissitudes (1533-1555)
	Transformation (1556-1602)
	Floods (1603-1691)
	Tumult (1692-1700)
	Bourbon Resurgence (1701-1758)
	Late Colonial Heyday (1759-1794)
	Stagnation (1795-1821)
	Republican Chaos (1822-1846)
	American Occupation (1847-1848)
	Troubled Recuperation (1849-1862)
	Imperial Capital (1863-1867)
	Porfirian Era (1867-1910)
	Revolutionary Era (1910-1920)
	Modern Boom (1921-Present)
Monterrey
	Stillborn Settlements (1577-1587)
	Foundation and Early Struggles (1596-1751)
	Disaster and Resurrection (1752-1845)
	U.S. and French Occupations (1846-1866)
	Porfirian Industrialization (1867-1909)
	Revolutionary Era (1910-1929)
	Modern Boom (1930-Present)
Oaxaca
	Antecedents (ca. 100 B.C.E.-1528)
	Uncertain Beginnings (1529-1551)
	Full Emergence (1552-1749)
	Flourishment (1750-1807)
	Independence and Turmoil (1808-1876)
	Porfirian and Revolutionary Eras (1877-1924)
	Modern Era (1925-Present)
Puebla
	Foundation and Relocation (1531-1532)
	Flourishment (1533-1649)
	Decline and Revival (1650-1809)
	Independence Era (1810-1846)
	U.S. Occupation (1847-1848)
	Cinco de Mayo and French Invasion (1849-1867)
	Porfirian Era (1868-1910)
	Modern Era (1911-Present)
Veracruz
	Foundation at Quiahuitztlan (1519-1524)
	"Antigua" Veracruz (1524-1599)
	"Nueva" Veracruz (1600-1682)
	Buccaneer Raid and Recuperation (1683-1728)
	Colonial Heyday (1729-1794)
	Difficulties (1795-1837)
	French Bombardment and Aftermath (1838-1845)
	First U.S. Occupation (1846-1848)
	Conservative Sieges (1849-1860)
	French Intervention (1861-1867)
	Porfirian Modernization (1868-1913)
	Revolution and Second U.S. Occupation (1914-1920)
	Modern Evolution (1921-Present)
Zacatecas
	Discovery and Foundation (1546-1548)
	"Boom-and-Bust" Evolution (1548-1809)
	Independence and Early Republican Era (1810-1863)
	French Occupation and Aftermath (1864-1876)
	Porfirian Era (1877-1909)
	Devastation (1910-1920)
	Modern Era (1921-Present)
CENTRAL AMERICA
COSTA RICA
San José
	Antecedents (1502-1737)
	Foundation and Colonial Evolution (1738-1821)
	Regional Capital (1821-1840)
	Republican Capital (1840-1949)
	Modern Boom (1950-Present)
GUATEMALA
Guatemala City
	Foundation (1524-1527)
	First Permanent Site (1527-1542)
	Second Capital (1543-1773)
	Third Colonial Capital (1774-1823)
	Diminished Standing (1823-1872)
	Modernization (1873-1917)
	Devastation and Metropolitan Boom (1918-Present)
PANAMA
Panama City
	Discovery (1514-1519)
	Foundation and Early Evolution (1519-1564)
	Colonial Heyday (1565-1640)
	Decline and Sack (1641-1671)
	Relocation (1672-1740)
	Stagnation (1741-1847)
	Isthmian Crossroads (1848-1902)
	Independence (1903-Present)
Portobelo
	Antecedents (1510-1596)
	Plate-Fleet Terminal (1597-1667)
	Morgan's Raid and Commercial Decline (1668-1738)
	Devastation (1739-1748)
	Loss of Monopoly (1749-1809)
	False Revival (1810-1821)
	Desolation (1822-Present)
BIBLIOGRAPHY
General Studies and Specialized Journals
General Works on the Dutch in the Americas
General Works on the French in the Americas
General Works on Latin America
CARIBBEAN
Regional Studies and Journals
Bahamas
Nassau
	Early History (1666-1897)
	Modern History (1898-Present)
Barbados
Bridgetown
	Colonial Era (1628-1903)
	Modern History and General Works (1904-Present)
Cuba
General Studies
Havana
	Early Colonial Era (1508-1761)
	English Occupation (1762-1763)
	Bourbon Revival (1764-1797)
	Late Colonial Era (1798-1898)
	American Occupations (1898-1909)
	Modern Era (1910-Present)
	General Works
Santiago
	Colonial Era (1515-1898)
	American Invasion (1898-1902)
	Modern Era and General Works (1903-Present)
Curaçao
Willemstad
	Early History (1521-1816)
	Modern Era (1816-Present)
	General Works
Dominican Republic
General Studies
Santo Domingo
	Early Colonial Era (1496-1654)
	English Assault and Revival (1655-1800)
	Franco-Haitian Occupations, Liberty (1801-1860)
	Spanish Reoccupation (1861-1865)
	Independence, First American Occupation (1865-1924)
	American Reoccupation, Modern Era (1925-Present)
	General Works
Haiti
General Studies
Cap-Haïtien
	Colonial Era (1492-1803)
	Independence and General Works (1804-Present)
Port-au-Prince
Jamaica
Kingston
Martinique
General Studies
Fort-de-France
Puerto Rico
General Studies
San Juan
	Early Colonial Era (1508-1807)
	Late Colonial Era (1808-1898)
	Modern Era (1899-Present)
	General Works
Trinidad
Port of Spain
	Spanish Era (1592-1797)
	British Era, Independence (1797-Present)
	General Works
MEXICO
General Studies
Acapulco
Colonial Era (1550-1815)
Modern History and General Works (1816-Present)
Campeche
Colonial Era (1519-1821)
Independence and General Works (1822-Present)
Guadalajara
Colonial Era (1541-1809)
Independence Era (1810-Present)
General Works
Guanajuato
Colonial Era (1539-1821)
Modern Era (1822-Present)
General Works
Mexico City
Aztec Era (1325-1520)
Early Colonial Era (1521-1692)
Late Colonial Era (1693-1807)
Independence Era (1808-1876)
Porfirian Era (1877-1910)
Modern Era (1911-Present)
General Works
Monterrey
Early History (1577-1845)
American Occupation (1846-1848)
Modern Era (1848-Present)
General Works
Oaxaca
Colonial Era (1529-1821)
Independence and General Works (1822-Present)
Puebla
Colonial Era (1532-1820)
Independence Era (1821-1910)
Modern Era and General Works (1911-Present)
Veracruz
Colonial Era (1519-1821)
American Invasion (1847-1848)
Revolutionary Era and American Occupation (1910-1914)
Modern Era and General Works (1915-Present)
Zacatecas
Colonial Era (1546-1821)
Independence and Modern Eras (1622-Present)
General Works
CENTRAL AMERICA
Regional Studies
Costa Rica
San José
Guatemala
Guatemala City
	Early Colonial Era (1524-1773)
	Late Colonial Era (1774-1821)
	Modern Era (1822-Present)
	General Works
Panama
General Studies
Panama City
	Colonial Era (1519-1821)
	Colombian Era (1821-1903)
	Independence (1903-1988)
	American Invasion and General Works (1989-Present)
Portobelo

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cities and towns -- America -- History -- Encyclopedias.
City and town life -- America -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Urbanization -- America -- History -- Encyclopedias.