Books by Robert Goodwin

Released: March 5, 2019

"Recommended for any student of American history."
Goodwin (Spain: The Center of the World, 1519-1682, 2015, etc.), a research fellow at University College London, delivers a broad account of Spain's North American empire and its key players. Read full book review >
Released: July 21, 2015

"Any student of the Renaissance should read this excellent work showing Spain's enormous impact on the arts and, with her vast American empire, the world."
A bright, wide-ranging chronicle of the golden age of the Spanish empire. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Students of Southwestern and Spanish colonial history will want to have a look, if only to argue. General readers will find more firmly grounded accounts in Paul Schneider's Brutal Journey (2006) and Andrés Reséndez's A Land So Strange (2007)."
Speculative life of the African slave who traveled with Cabeza de Vaca across the unknown deserts of Texas and Mexico. Read full book review >