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Books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, through the early 1900s. Original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions, etc.
Contains digital versions of historical documentary collections (e.g., Correspondence and Record Cards of the Military Intelligence Division Relating to General, Political, and Military Conditions in Central America, 1918-1941; Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al descubrimiento, conquista y organización de las antiguas posesiones españolas de America y Oceania; Conquistadors: The Struggle for Colonial Power in Latin America, 1492–1825; Selections from Sabin Americana: 1500–1926; Selections from 19th Century newspapers).
Covering the period 1606 to 1822, it includes the original correspondence of the the colonial governments and the British possessions in mainland North America and the Caribbean; records of piracy and rivalry on the seas with the Spanish and French.
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The goal of this project is to create a digital collection of Latin American travel accounts written in the 16th-19th centuries. The works selected are linked to critical essays produced by undergraduate students who are enrolled in Prof. Green's courses on Latin American history. This site will serve as a free-access visual and research tool for students and scholars alike.
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