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Colonial Latin America
Peter Bakewell, Jason Lemon, and Michael Perri, Emory College Online, Emory University
This website was created for classroom use by Peter Bakewell, a historian who has written several books and a textbook on Latin American history. The site has about 72 images (including paintings, woodcuts, photographs and graphs), 18 written texts (poems, letters, reports, maps) and two songs... [more]
Website last visited 2002-10-04.
Guaman Poma - El primer nueva corónica y buen gobierno
Royal Library of Denmark
This website, maintained by the Royal Library of Denmark, contains the digital version of a manuscript completed in 1615 by a native Andean, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala. He wrote his Nueva corónica y buen gobierno or New Chronicle and Good Government to provide the Spanish king with... [more]
Website last visited 2002-11-22.
Excerpts from Slave Narratives
Steven Mintz, University of Houston
Unadorned and easy to navigate, this comprehensive website based at the University of Houston contains 46 first-person accounts of slavery and African life dating from 1682 to 1937. The majority of these statements were written in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although there is no general essay... [more]
Website last visited 2002-09-01.
National Security Archive: Sources on Latin America
National Security Archive, George Washington University
The National Security Archive is a nongovernmental, nonprofit institution that uses the Freedom of Information Act to declassify United States government documents related to this country's foreign policy. The Archive is funded by the MacArthur, Carnegie, and Ford Foundations and is located at... [more]
Website last visited 2003-07-14.
Marxists Internet Archive
Jorn Andersen, Brian Basgen, Chris Croome, Alphonso Pangas, David Walters and a global volunteer cooperative
The Marxists Internet Archive is one of the oldest collaborative archive projects on the Internet, beginning in 1987 as an effort to distribute Marxist information on ARAPNET and migrating to the Web in 1993. Originally the Marx-Engels Internet Archive, the project now encompasses the work of more... [more]
Website last visited 2002-11-03.
Mexico: From Empire to Revolution
Getty Research Institute
This photographic archive, based on an exhibition and the Getty Institute's collections, presents the work of some 30 photographers, both Mexican and non-Mexican, produced between 1857 and 1923. By making hundreds of photographs available and placing them in a clear, historical context, the website... [more]
Website last visited 2002-11-01.
Mesoamerican Photo Archives
David R. Hixson
This website, created by David R. Hixson, a graduate student in anthropology at Tulane University, provides 100 photographs and information about 11 archaeological sites in Mexico. Sites include Bonampak in... [more]
Website last visited 2003-01-01.
Atlas Index, USMA Map Library
Department of History, United States Military Academy at West Point
This website offers a stellar digital collection of maps, focusing on important military campaigns in history. The site's database contains more than 450 maps arranged in 18 broad categories. These are organized chronologically, and include "[more]
Website last visited 2003-01-27.
Mexican-American War and the Media
Professor Linda Arnold, Virginia Tech University
This growing digital archive provides transcriptions of newspaper articles related to the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. Arnold is an established and well-regarded scholar of 18th- and 19th-century Mexico and has done extensive work cataloging the holdings of some of Mexico's most important... [more]
Website last visited 2003-03-01.
Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520-1820
Dana Leibsohn, Smith College, and Barbara Mundy, Fordham University
This bilingual website (Spanish and English) centers on 31 images of objects, buildings, sculptures, drawings, and paintings from all over Spanish America. The images are displayed in a gallery, and each image is paired with a discussion (of roughly 200 words each) explaining its use, origin, and... [more]
Website last visited 2003-04-17.
Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures
American Memory, Library of Congress
This website contains 68 short films produced during the Spanish-American War of 1898-1902. The collection calls attention to the way in which the emergence of the American Empire coincided with--and was in important ways shaped by--the birth of the cinema. Since the films can be downloaded quickly... [more]
Website last visited 2003-02-16.
Puerto Rico at the Dawn of the Modern Age
Library of Congress, American Memory
This site commemorates the Spanish-American War of 1898 that ended Spanish colonial rule in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, and began U.S. control of these areas. It contains 39 pamphlets, 13 books, and one journal, all published between 1831 and 1929. Texts include general histories,... [more]
Website last visited 2003-07-30.
Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1718-1820
Gwendolyn Hall, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University
This site contains the Louisiana Slave Database and the Louisiana Free Database, with information on slaves and freed slaves living in Louisiana and parts of present-day Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida from 1718 to 1820. The Slave Database is searchable from the website; both databases can be... [more]
Website last visited 2003-07-29.
Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
Jerome S. Handler, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Michael L. Tuite, Jr.
These 1,000 images depict Atlantic slavery. Images are divided into 18 categories, including "Maps"; "Pre-Colonial Africa"; "New World Agriculture and Plantation Labor"; "Music, Dance, and Recreational Activities"; and "Military Activities." The smallest categories have nine images ("Family Life,... [more]
Website last visited 2003-07-17.
South Texas Border, 1900-1920: Photographs from the Robert Runyon Collection
Center for American History, University of Texas and American Memory, Library of Congress
This collection includes more than 8,000 images produced by Runyon, a commercial photographer based in Brownsville, Texas. These images represent a valuable visual record of life in the south Texas borderlands during the 1910s and 1920s, as well as an important window onto a relatively understudied... [more]
Website last visited 2004-01-15.
Oxford Latin American Economic History Database
Latin American Centre, Oxford University
This database contains a wealth of statistical information on Latin American economies and societies in the 20th century. It is the result of a major study funded by the Inter-American Development Bank and conducted by the eminent economic historian, Rosemary Thorp. This website makes available... [more]
Website last visited 2004-03-12.
Castro Speech Database
Latin American Network Information Center, University of Texas
This database contains English translations of thousands of speeches, interviews, and press conferences given by Fidel Castro between 1959 and 1996. This material was originally collected and translated by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), a U.S. government agency charged with... [more]
Website last visited 2004-05-06.
The British Library
This site presents a collection of more than 100 visual images and texts housed in the British Library in London. The items were chosen to represent contrasting views of life in the British colonies in the Caribbean during the 18th and 19th centuries. One set of texts and images depicts an... [more]
Website last visited 2004-12-21.
PreColumbian Portfolio: An Archive of Photographs
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
This photographic database presents artifacts and buildings
of pre-Columbian cultures in Central and South America. Unless otherwise
indicated, all photographs were taken by the database’s architect, Justin Kerr,
a fine arts photographer. These photographs are of showcase quality. Each
Website last visited 2004-11-17.
History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean
Julia Rodriguez, University of New Hampshire
The History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean website, HOSLAC, allows users to approach its content through two distinct lenses: the history of science through the story of Latin America, or the history of Latin America... [more]
Website last visited 2010-10-25.
Maya Vase Database
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
This website is a photographic database of painted and carved vases from the ancient Maya cultures of southern Mexico and Central America of the Classic Period (200-900 CE). The photographs, taken by Justin Kerr, a fine arts photographer, are crucially important for understanding ancient Maya... [more]
Website last visited 2004-11-17.