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The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8628 words.

The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange,...

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Humboldt in Mexico, 1803–1804

Myron Echenberg.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Environmental History; Intellectual History. 7202 words.

During his breathtaking 19th-century scientific explorations of New Spain (as Mexico was known under Spanish rule), illustrious German scientific traveler Alexander von Humboldt crammed a...

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Rediscovering the Aztecs and Mayas: Field Exploration, Archaeological Exhibits, and National Museums

Kevin M. Gosner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 10485 words.

In the last decades of the 18th century, with the visit in 1784 of José Antonio Calderón to the Maya ruins at Palenque and the discovery in 1790 of the statue of Coatlicue and the Stone of...

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