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HIST 1111 - Destruction of the Indies - Landers: Books

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Useful Subject Heading Searches

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Mexico History Conquest, 1519-1540

Mexico History Spanish Colony 1540-1810


Aztecs First contact with Europeans


Indians of Mexico Antiquities

Browsing for Books

Another option is to browse the stacks for books. The following Call # areas might be of interest for this class:

Archaeology CC1-960
Pre-Columbian America.  The Indians E51-73
Latin America. Spanish America F1201-3799
Anthropology GN
Physical Anthropology GN49-298
Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology. GN301-674
Folklore, Latin and South America GR114-133

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