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Basques in the Atlantic World, 1450–1824

Xabier Lamikiz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 10758 words.

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...

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Biography of a Colonial Document

Sylvia Sellers-García.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 7881 words.

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 documents,...

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Cartography and European Expansion and Consolidation in Colonial Spanish America, 1500–1700

Carla Lois.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 8900 words.

During the period of European expansion and consolidation (1500–1700) Mapping the world during the European expansion and consolidation (1500–1700) was a challenging intellectual activity...

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The Colonial Economy of New Spain

Jeremy Baskes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 15629 words.

For three centuries New Spain was one of the great jewels of Spain’s colonial empire, producing wealth for immigrants and the Crown. The brunt of the labor was performed by indigenous...

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Colonial Elites: Planters and Land Nobility in 17th- and 18th-Century Brazil

João Fragoso and Thiago Krause.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 308 words.

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.

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Contextualizing the Popol Wuj from Friar Ximénez to the Digital Age

Néstor Quiroa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 10384 words.

Regarded as an ethnohistorical treasure, the Popol Wuj narrative has been read exclusively as a freestanding, self-contained text used to inquire into a history far removed from when it was...

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Digital Resources: Colonial Nahuatl in Central America

Sergio Romero.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Public History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 5132 words.

Nahuatl is the Latin American indigenous language having the largest number of colonial documents. As with other colonial documents, the study of these manuscripts requires mastery of the...

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Digital Resources: Guaman Poma’s Nueva corónica y buen gobierno

Rolena Adorno.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History; Public History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 8622 words.

Recorded in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2007, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala’s Nueva corónica y buen gobierno (1615) offers remarkable glimpses into ancient Andean institutions...

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The Imperial Crisis

Craig B. Yirush.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 9309 words.

The crisis experienced by the British Empire during the 1760s and 1770s has been linked to the decentralized nature of the empire built by the English on the far shores of the Atlantic...

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Legal Writing, Civil Litigation, and Agents in the 18th-Century Spanish Imperial World

Bianca Premo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism; Legal and Constitutional History. 9735 words.

This purpose of this essay is to reveal the diversity of writers responsible for creating the texts of lawsuits in the Spanish empire. It peeks behind the curtain of pages in civil...

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