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19th Century Latin America


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Latin America in the 19th Century

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Mexico

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Argentina

  • 2ND Heath Douglas: A Brief History of 19th Century Argentina [At Historical Text Archive]
  • Independence and the Civil War, 1810-1820
  • Buenos Aires under Governor Bernardino Rivadavia, 1825-27
  • Juan Manuel de Rosas 1793-1877 [picture of his grave, in England]
  • Gaucho culture
  • The Constitution of 1853
  • Buenos Aires as new capital in federation of 1880
  • British influence: Railways, investments and capital
  • Development of the Pampas: An agricultural revolution, end of 19th century
  • Italian Immigration
  • Maria Eugenia Echenique: The Emancipation of Women, 1876 [At WSU] - An Argentinian feminist.

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Brazil

  • Pope Leo XIII: Encyclical In Plurimus (On the Abolition of Slavery in Brazil),  1888. [At the Vatican]
    The pope gives a history of slavery in the modern period, condemns Muslim slavery and condones anti-slavery activity by popes. He neglects to mention the permission for the onset of the African slave trade provide by Pope Nicholas V.
  • Pierre Denis: The Coffee Fazenda of Brazil,excerpts. 1911 [At this Site]
  • H. M. Tomlinson: The Sea and the Jungle, 1912 [At ibiblio]
    "Narrative of the voyage of the tramp steamer Capella from Swansea to Para in the Brazils, and thence 2000 miles along the forests of the Amazon.."

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Chile

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Columbia/Panama

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Cuba

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Nicaragua

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Peru

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Venezuela

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