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9. Spanish History

Ancient Indian Civilizations
 

In general

http://culturascentro.8m.com Culturas Centro Information and pictures about Mayan and Aztec Civilizations in the territories of Veracruz and Tabasco

North American Civilizations

    Olmecas       

Mayas

wwww.mayadiscovery.com Mundo Maya Magazine articles and information on the history, culture, arte, festivales and life of the Mayan people.

Aztecs

www.indians.org/welker/aztec.htm Many valuable links with spectacular graphics are available at this site, although a few cannot be accessed. May gain an understanding of the cultural influences of the Aztecs on present-day Mexico.

Nazca Lines

www.yachay.com.pe/especiales/nasca Good explanations and pictures

Incas

www.arqueologia.com.ar/peru/index.html Excellent pictures and information of sitios arqueológicos, culturas preincaicas e inca, mitos y leyendas del Perú

Other  Civilizations

 

Arrival of the Europeans

 

Independence and Revolution

 

www.clarin.com.ar/diario/especiales/9julio/htm/biogra/artigas Clarin About José Artigas, a historical revolutionary leader from 19th century

 

Modern Days

www.analitica.com/va/politica/opinion/2670163.asp "La cultura del terror"; in Spanish but very interesting--about the persecution of the intellectuals in Cuba and other countries; thought provoking

 

General  Information

Each of these sites have a great amount of information on each country--just type in, click on or scroll down to the country you need.

http://www.countryreports.org Country Reports: A FANTASTIC detailed, yet easy-to-read source for historical and present day data about each country!  Here you will find over 6,600 pages and 6,400 related links on over 260 countries! Just click on the needed country.

http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/history The history section of LANIC. Click on the country needed or scroll down for country resources; also a regional resource section

www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook CIA factbook with information about each country.Great detailed information about every country in the world--just type in the country

www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn U. S. Department of State has information on all the countries of the world with which the United States has relations. This site includes facts on the country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relations with other countries and the United States. Great source for current political situations. Just click on the country needed.

www.lonelyplanet.com Lonely Planet: detailed information of all types of every country in the world; good general information

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html Library of Congress Country Studies EXCELLENT site with a great variety of info about many countries

http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk   An incredible amount of different links from the University of Cambridge regarding the study of ANY of the classics, in relation to the following categories: literature, philosophy and science, history, art history and architecture, linguistics and philosophy, and general information

OTHER   INFORMATION

NORTH  AMERICA

Mexico

Be certain to use the sites under the General Information (just above this section), because they aren't again here.

http://www.arts-history.mx/cronos/3.html Chronological history of Mexico

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/mxtoc.html Library of Congress information about Mexico; This site presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and social, economic, political and national security systems and institutions of Mexico

www.condumex.com.mx Condumex Books of recent publications on history of Mexico; in Spanish

Panama

www.panamatours.com/Adventure/ethnotour_esp.htm Panama Tours Tourist info on Panamá

www.panamainfo.com Panama Info What to see and do in Panama; well organized

Other Countries.
 

ISLANDS  IN  NORTH  AMERICA

Cuba

www.analitica.com/va/politica/opinion/2670163.asp Analitica "La cultura del terror"; in Spanish but very interesting--about the persecution of the intellectuals in Cuba and other countries; thought provoking

Dominican  Republic

www.dominicana.com.do Dominicana Home page; much information

 

Puerto  Rico

 

 

SOUTH  AMERICA

 

Peru

Nazca Lines:

www.yachay.com.pe/especiales/nasca Good explanations and pictures

 

Venezuela
 

http://www.a-venezuela.com/venezuela/index.shtml A Venezuela History and geography facts about Venezuela