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Aztec Apocalypse, 1519–1521  

Ross Hassig

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Nov 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The Conquest of Mexico is typically explained in terms of European military superiority, and although this offered an advantage to the forces arrayed against the Aztecs, it was merely part ... More

Basques in the Atlantic World, 1450–1824  

Xabier Lamikiz

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Oct 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Basques formed a minority ethnic group whose diaspora had a significant impact on the history of colonial Latin America. Basques from the four Spanish or peninsular Basque territories—the ... More

Biography of a Colonial Document  

Sylvia Sellers-García

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Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
What can we learn about the documents we work with if we incorporate a study of document creation, travel, and storage into the consideration of document content? Some well-known ... More

The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824  

Eugenia Roldán Vera

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Latin American History
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Border Wars in South America during the 19th Century  

Peter V. N. Henderson

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Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
While Europeans basked in the glory of their so-called century of peace between the end of the Napoleonic wars (1815) and the onset of World War I (1914), Latin Americans knew no such ... More

Brazil and the Paraguayan War: Conflicts and Interests  

Francisco Doratioto

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Sep 2016
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Latin American History
In 1863 and 1864, historical and political contradictions in the River Plate region led to civil war in Uruguay, creating tensions with neighboring nations in the region. The Brazilian ... More

Brazilian Independence: Change and Continuity  

João Paulo Pimenta

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Jul 2016
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Latin American History
Stemming from an accelerated and tumultuous process unleashed by European wars in the first decade of the 19th century, Brazil and Portugal split politically in 1822. In a sense, Brazil’s ... More

The Brazilian Military Regime, 1964–1985  

Marcos Napolitano

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Latin American History
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Cádiz Constitution in the Atlantic World  

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

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Jun 2016
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Latin American History
On 19 March 1812, representatives from across the Hispanic Monarchy put forward a constitution in the Spanish port city of Cádiz. This foundational document was a response to their king’s ... More

Canary Island Immigration to the Hispanic Caribbean  

Manuel Hernández González

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Jun 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The configuration of Canarian migration during the Conquest and colonization of the Spanish Caribbean was significantly influenced by its historic continuity, familial nature (with an ... More

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