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HIST 208: Colonial Latin America (HC)

History 208: Colonial Latin America (Krippner) Fall 2018

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An Auto da Fe in the Town of San Bartolomé Otzolotepec, 18th century, Museo Nacional de Arte (Source: Wikimedia Commons, public domain)

Background Information

The following sources provide overviews of ideas, people, and branches of study in the history of colonial Latin America.  They are a quick way to find out the basic facts and current points of debate.

When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.


Handbooks and Companions

Subject Guide

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Web Sites