Subject: History / Europe / Spain & Portugal

Subject: History / Europe / Spain & Portugal

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The Conquest of History

|9780822959908|Spanish Colonialism and National Histories in the Nineteenth Century| As Spain rebuilt its colonial regime in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines after the Spanish American revolutions, it turned to history to justify continued dominance. The metropolitan vision of history, however, always met with opposition in the colonies. The Conquest of History examines how historians, officials, and civic groups in Spain and its colonies forged national histories out of the ruins and relics of the imperial past. By exploring controversies over the veracity of the Black Legend, the location of Christopher Columbus’s mortal remains, and the survival of indigenous cultures,…

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Francisco de los Cobos

|9780822983538|Secretary of the Emperor Charles V|A comprehensive biography of the Seceretary of State and Comendador for the kingdom of Castile under Emperor Charles I of Spain.| Hayward Keniston|| Biography & Autobiography / General Biography & Autobiography / Historical History / Europe / Spain & Portugal

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