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Spanish Colonization Websites

Conquistadors on the Net

Vaca.com is a site dedicated to the history of later Spanish conquistadors, including De Soto, Coronado and, of course, Cabeza de Vaca. It is somewhat sensational in its presentation, but includes an excellent map section of early Spanish colonization in the New World.

Primary Sources Central

The Internet Modern Sourcebook: Colonial Latin America is a site containing links to various primary sources concerning the early Conquest period and Colonial Latin America.

Pre-Columbian Societies

The website of University of Minnesota anthropologist Kevin L. Callahan looks at pre-Columbian civilizations and their scientific, administrative and political history.

Latin American Network Information Center

Housed at the University of Texas, LANIC is the main center for all things Latin American, and has links to hundreds of other sites.

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