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Digital Resources: Chilean History

Danielle B. Barefoot.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Public History. 6248 words.

The 21st century brought with it a mass digitization of archival materials that rapidly changed preservation, research, and pedagogy practices. Chilean digital databases, archives, and...

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Machu Picchu

Willie Hiatt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7164 words.

Machu Picchu is an Inca royal estate constructed in the mid-15th century in Peru’s picturesque high jungle. As a seasonal retreat for celebrations, religious rituals, and administrative...

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National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle

Salvador Rueda Smithers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945). 9733 words.

As a monument and museum, Chapultepec Castle is today an emblem for Mexicans. It signified a double synthesis of memory: the building tells the history of the old Military College and the...

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