Caribbean South America
First posted on September 24th 2013, last revised on February 27th 2014






Literature on the History of Mesoamerica

Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Digital Libraries . Hemerotheques . Archives . Academic Journals

Relevant Institutions : Digital Libraries :
Biblioteca Digital Mexicana
Biblioteca Virtual DIGI Direccion General de Investigacion, Guatemala
Sistema Nacional de Bibliotecas, Costa Rica, Biblioteca Virtual
Biblioteca Enrique Bolanos, Nicaragua
Biblioteca Virtual, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras
Biblioteca Virtual, Universidad de El Salvador

Relevant Institutions : Hemerotheques (Digital Newspaper Archives) :
Hemeroteca Nacional Digital de Mexico

Relevant Institutions : Archives :
Costa Rica : Archivo Nacional de Costa Rica
Mexico : Archivo General de la Nacion
National Archives (U.S.), Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Panama Canal 1848-1984
National Archives (UK); search for British Honduras, Mosquitia
National Archives (US); the U.S. military intervened in Colombia (Panama) in 1903, in Guatemala in 1954, in Mexico in 1846-1848 and 1914-1917, in Nicaragua in 1850-1868, 1909, 1912-1925, 1926-1933, 1981, in Panama in 1989
George Washington University, National Security Archive (U.S.)
University of Texas Libraries, Mexican Manuscript Collections
Digital Archive of the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive, UTexas

Relevant Institutions : Journals :
The Americas. A Quarterly Review of Latin American History
Mesoamerican Cave Archaeology Network


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Bibliography . Atlases, Maps . Statistical Data . Historical Dictionaries . National Biographies . Databases . Lists of Rulers

Reference Material : Links :
Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) : History
Mesoweb, An Exploration of Mesoamerican Cultures

Reference Material : Bibliography :
The Scarecrow Historical Dictionary series by country contains extensive bibliography sections. See under Historical Dictionaries
Online Bibliography on Latin American Environmental History
Stanford : Online Bibliography : Environmental History of Latin America
Selected References on the Archaeology of Mesoamerica, South America, and the Caribbean Culture Area
United Fruit Histrorical Society : Bibliography
FAMSI, Bibliografia Mesoamericana

Reference Material : Atlases :
I. Barnes, R. Hudson, The History Atlas of South America (MacMillan), 1998 [G]
Map : Mesoamerican Languages, from Titus
Linguistic Maps of Latin America, from Muturzukin
T. Lessman's Atlas of World History (-1500)
University of Texas, Perry Castaneda Library, Map Collection Topographical Maps, America
C. Hall, H. Perez Brignoli, Historical Atlas of Central America, 2003, [G]
C.L. Lombardi et al., Latin American History, A Teaching Atlas, 1983, [G]

Reference Material : Statistical Data :
IHS : B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics. America 1750-2000, London : Palgrave 2003 [G]
Montevideo-Oxford Latin American Economic History Data Base [1900-2000]
Richard L. Garner, PhD, retired., 2011-09-30, "Replication data for: Annual Silver Registrations by Cajas: Mexico", http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/16805 World-Historical Dataverse
Richard L. Garner, PhD, retired., 2011-09-30, "Replication data for: Silver Series from Mint and Other Records", http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/16810 World-Historical Dataverse; Silver series (some annual but not all) based on mint and other records for Mexico, Guatemala, New Granada, Peru, Potosi & Chile
C.W. Merrill, Summarized Data of Silver Production, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Mines, 1930
Jan Lahmeyer, Population Statistics : The Americas; has tables showing historical data

Reference Material : Historical Dictionaries :
Mexico 1981 [G]; Costa Rica 1991 [G]; Panama 1970 [G]; Nicaragua 1972 [G], El Salvador 1972 [G], Guatemala 1973 [G], Race and Ethnic Relations in Latin America and the Caribbean 1980 [G]
A. de Alcedo, Diccionario geografico-historico de las Indias Occidentales o America, vol.1, 1786, vol.2 1787, vol.3, 1788, vol.4, 1788, vol.5, 1789, in Spanish, GB
J. Morse, The American Gazetteer, 1797, GB [covers all of the Americas]
Bishop Davenport, A History and New Gazetteer: Or Geographical Dictionary, of North America and the West Indies 1843, IA
Encyclopedia Mesoamericana, Mesoweb
Wikiguate, in Spanish

Reference Material : National Biographies :

Reference Material : Databases :

Reference Material : Lists of Rulers (Archontology) :
Regnal Chronologies, North America
Ben Cahoon, World Statesmen
I. Mladjov, Monarchs


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Primary Sources : Surveys . Compilations . Travelogues . Tour Guides . Historiography . Mission Journals . Yearbooks . Image Collections . Coins . Religious Literature . Commercial Directories . Office Lists . Other

Primary Sources : surveys
Ch.11 : De Scriptoribus Rerum Americanarum, pp.268-272, in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica, 1705, in Latin, GB ; a catalogue of narrative historical sources
Colonial Film, Moving Images of the British Empire
Articles : Aztec Codices, Mesoamerican Literature, Wikipedia

Primary Sources : compilations
Recopilacion de las Leyes de Indias, 1680, posted by Archivo Digital de la Legislacion en el Peru, in Spanish
Recopilacion de las Leyes de Indias, vol.1, 1774, vol.2, 1774, vol.3, 1774, in Spanish, GB
Recopilacion de las Leyes de Indias vol.1, 1791, vol.2, 1791, vol.3, 1791, in Spanish, GB
Nueva constitucion que ha de regir en Espana e Indias, 1808, in Spanish, GB
Real ordenanza para el establecimiento e instruccion de intendentes de exercito y provincia en el Reino de la Nueva Espana, 1786, in Spanish, GB
Constituciones, y ordenanzas, para el regimen, y govierno del Hospital Real, y General de los Indios de esta Nueva Espana, 1778, in Spanish, GB
Coleccion de documentos ineditos relativos al descubrimiento, conquista y organizacion de las antiguas posesiones Espanoles vol.2, 1862, vol.3, 1863, vol.5, 1865, vol.6, 1866, vol.8, 1867, GB
C. Calvo, Coleccion completa de los tratados, convenciones, capitulaciones, armisticios y otros actos diplomaticos: de todos los estados de la America Latina, vol.1 1862, vol.2 1862, vol.3 1862, vol.4 1862, vol.5 1862, vol.6 1862, vol.7 1865, vol.8 1866, vol.9 1866, vol.10 1866, vol.11 1869, GB
Real ordenanza para el establecimiento e instruccion de intendentes de exercito y provincia en el Reino de la Nueva Espana, 1786, in Spanish, GB
Constituciones, y ordenanzas, para el regimen, y govierno del Hospital Real, y General de los Indios de esta Nueva Espana, 1778, in Spanish, GB
AFEHC Fuentes
Z. Nuttall (ed.), The earliest historical relations between Mexico and Japan : from original documents preserved in Spain and Japan (1906), posted on Internet Archive
K. Mills (ed.), Colonial Spanish America, A Documentary History, 1998, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980.01 M657c
R. Boyer et al. (ed.), Colonial Lives. Documents on Latin American History 1550-1850, 2000, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980.31 B791c
S. Volk, Sources and General Resources on Latin American History (links)
C.J. Campbell, The Long Struggle for Freedom in Latin America. Primary Sources on Latin America (links)
Maya Hieroglyphical Codices Website
FAMSI Maya Hieroglyphic Writing : The Ancient Mayan Codices
Public Domain Review, Codex Mendoza 1542 (Aztec Codex)
R.F. Guardia (ed.), Coleccion de documentos para la historia de Costa Rica vol.1 1881, vol.3 1883, vol.4 1886, vol.6 1907, vol.7 1907, vol.8 1907, vol.9 1907, IA
The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project
Peabody Museum, Corpus of Mayan Hieroglyphic Inscriptions
R.A. Haertel, MayanWiki: An Online, Consensus-Based Linguistic Corpus of the Mayan Hieroglyphs, thesis BYU 2007
FAMSI, Mesoamerican Language Texts Digitization Project

Primary Sources : travelogues

Primary Sources : historical tour guides etc.
A. Hale, Practical guide to Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, the West Indies and South America 1912, IA
C.W. Zaremba, The merchants' and tourists' guide to Mexico 1883, IA
A.R. Conkling, Appleton's Guide to Mexico, 1886, IA
C. Hidalgo, Guide to Mexico, 1900, IA
B. Campbell, Campbell's New Revised Complete Guide and Descriptive Book of Mexico 1907, IA
Primary Sources : Premodern Historiography
B. Cobo [d. 1657], Historia del Nuevo mundo, 1893, IA
D.G. Brinton et al., Maya Chronicles 1882, IA
B. Diaz de Castillo, The true history of the conquest of Mexico (1568), vol.1, 1803, vol.2, 1803, GB
B. Townsend (ed.), Here in This Year. Seventeenth-Century Nahuatl Annals of the Tlaxcala-Puebla Valley, 2009, book introduction
M. Leon Portilla, Miguel et al., The broken spears; the Aztec account of the conquest of Mexico 1962; see Wikipedia article Anales de Tlatelolco (1527)

Primary Sources : yearbooks
Britannica Book of the Year 1913, 1942-1997, 1999, 2002 [G]; KMLA Library has vol. 1998, 2006
Statesman's Yearbook 1878, 1889, 1895, 1898, 1901-1902, 1904-1907, 1910, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1924-1926, 1928-1929, 1932-1933, 1937, 1942-1943, 1961-1962, 1962-1963, 1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1975-1976 to 1976-1977, 1978-1979 to 2011
Statesman's Yearbook 1867 IA, 1868 IA, 1869 IA, 1871 IA, 1872 IA, 1873 IA, 1874 IA, 1875 IA, 1876 IA, 1877 IA, 1878 IA, 1879 IA, 1880 IA, 1881 IA, 1882 IA, 1883 IA, 1884 IA, 1885 IA, 1886 IA, 1887 IA, 1888 IA, 1889 IA, 1890 IA, 1891 IA, 1892 IA, 1894 IA, 1895 IA, 1896 IA, 1899 IA, 1903 IA, 1913 IA, 1919 IA, 1921 IA
Americana Annual 1927-1928, 1930-1941, 1943-1947, 1950-1954, 1957-1981, 1983-1990, 1992-1995, 1997-1998, 2000-2002, 2005-2006, 2008
(New) International Yearbook 1898-1900, 1907-1910, 1913-1914, 1916-1926, 1928-1935, 1937-1946, 1954, 1957, 1959, 1961-1962 [G]; Internet Archive provides links to scans of volumes of 1925-1959
Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1989 [G]

Primary Sources : Image Collections :
Art History Sources on the Web : Meso America, links
Harvard Business School, Baker Library Historical Collections : United Fruit Company Photograph Collection, 1891-1962
L.S. Gustafson, Ancient Mesoamerican Architecture, photo collection
Postclassic Ceramic Database

Primary Sources : coins
New World Treasures, Spanish Colonial Silver Reales Coin Types
D.F. Sedwick, The Colonial Coinage of Spanish America

Primary Sources : religious literature
A.J. Christenson (trsl.), Popol Vuh. Sacred Book of the Quiche Maya People, 2003, Mesoweb

Primary Sources : historic commercial directories etc.

Primary Sources : other
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1861-1960


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Surveys
G. Sale et al., An universal history: from the earliest accounts to the present time vol.38 1763; Spanish Discovery and Conquest of the Americas, vol.39 1763; Description of the Pre-Columbian and Colonial Americas, GB
J.M. Niles et al., History of South America and Mexico; comprising their discovery, geography, politics, commerce and revolutions, vol.1 1838, IA; vol.2 1844, IA
H.H. Bancroft, History of Central America 1883, IA
E. Bradford Burns, Latin America, A Concise Interpretive History, Eaglewood NJ : Prentice Hall 6th edition (1972) 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980 B967l
Encyclopaedia Britannica 14th ed., Macropaedia vol.27 : South America pp.578-634, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862n v.27
M.C. Eakin, The History of Latin America, Collision of Cultures, 2007, KLMA Lib. Call Sign 980 E11h
P. Bakewell, A History of Latin America to 1825, 2010, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980 B168h


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Specific Topics : by Period . Historiography . Economic History . Environmental History . Social History . History of Religion . Cultural History . Geographic Literature . History by Country

Specific Topics : by Period
PREHISTORY (-1519)
B. Stross, Mesoamerican Prehistory (Chronology, until 1519)
D.K. Jordan, Chronological Table of Mesoamerican Archaeology
FAO, Agriculture in Mesoamerica, ch.7 from J.E.H. Bermejo et al., Neglected crops 1492 from a different perspective, 1992
A.J. Landon, The "How" of the Three Sisters: The Origins of Agriculture in Mesoamerica and the Human Niche 2008
K.O. Pope et al., Origin and Environmental Setting of Ancient Agriculture in the Lowlands of Mesoamerica, Science 2001 vol.292 no.5520 pp.1370-1373
B. Hyps, Early Origins of Maize in Mexico. Paleobotanical evidence pushes back the time of domestication, American Society of Plant Biologists, n.d.
A.J. Ranere et al., The cultural and chronological context of early Holocene maize and squash domestication in the Central Balsas River Valley, Mexico, PNAS vol.106 no.13 2009
Th.F. Gordon, The history of ancient Mexico, vol.1, 1832, vol.2, 1832, GB
M.E. Smith et al., Postclassic Mesoamerica, Encyclopedia of Urban Studies 2009
M.E. Smith et al., The Postclassic Mesoamerican World System, Current Anthropology 2000 pp.283-286
T.S. Hare, Political Economy, Spatial Analysis, and Postclassic States in the Yautepec Valley, Mexico, thesis SUNY 2001
FAMSI, John Pohl's Mesoamerica
COLONIAL HISTORY (1509-1821)
R.G. Watson, Spanish and Portuguese South America, during the colonial period vol.1 1884, IA, vol.2 1884, IA
M. Restall, Latin America in Colonial Times, 2011, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980.01 R436l
J. Lynch, The Spanish American Revolutions 1808-1826 [1973] 1986, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980.02 L988s
A. de Solis, The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards, vol.1, 1738, vol.2, 1738, GB
SINCE INDEPENDENCE
Thomas A. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith, Modern Latin America, NY : Oxford UP 5th edition 2001, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980 S628m; 2010 ed. 980.033 S628m
J.E. Rodriguez, The Independence of Spanish Latin America, 1998, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980.02 R696i
J. Gunther, Inside Latin America, 1940 [G]
S. Jonas, Central America As a Theater of U.S. Cold War Politics, Latin American Perspectives vol.9 no.3 1982 pp.123-128, jstor

Specific Topics : Economic History
GENERAL
United States. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, Trade directory of Central America and the West Indies 1915, IA
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Investments in Latin America and the British West Indies 1918, IA
C.A. Contreras, Mexican Economic Policy 2004 (a history of)
M.L. Seeger, Media of Exchange in 16th Century New Spain and the Spanish Response, The Americas vol.35, no.2, 1978 pp.168-184, jstor
MINING
D. Hosler et al., Copper Sources, Metal Production, and Metals Trade in Late Postclassic Mesoamerica, Science N.S. vol.273 no.5383 1996 pp.1819-1824, jstor
B. Maldonado, Preindustrial Copper Production at the Archaeological Zone of Itziparatzico, a Tarascan Location in Michoacan, Mexico, thesis Penn State 2006
First Majestic Silver Corporation, Mining History of Mexico
T. Barker, Silver, Silk and Manila: Factors leading to the Manila Galleon Trade, 2006
M. Rubio, Oil and economy in Mexico, 1900-1930s
N. Maurer, The Empire Struck Back: Sanctions and Compensation in the Mexican Oil Expropriation of 1938
S. Haber et al., When Institutions Don't Matter : The Rise and Decline of the Mexican Oil Industry
E. Rochette, The Late Classic Organization of Jade Artifact Production in the Middle Motagua Valley, Zacapa, Guatemala, thesis Penn State 2009
S.K. Hull, Turquoise exchange and procurement in the Chacoan World, thesis Univ. of Manitoba 2013
E.J. Fernandez, Gold and tribute in Aztec Tlapa: An ethnohistoric and experimental analysis, thesis Univ. of Colorado 2013
AGRICULTURE
Equal Exchange, History of Coffee in El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
M. Bucheli, The Role of Demand in the Historical Development of the Banana Market, draft n.d.
A. Shragai, Do Bananas Have a Culture ? United Fruit Company Colonies in Central America 1900-1960, Iberoamericana XI 42 2011 pp.65-82
B.L. Hernandez, Bananas, Ports, and Railroads: A Historiographical Essay on the United Fruit Company in Guatemala, 1901-1944 Ex Post Facto XI 2002
P. Crossley, The Chinampas of Mexico
V. Popper, Investigating Chinampa Farming 2000
A.E. Alfaro, Prehispanic Water Management at Takalik Abaj, Guatemala thesis Univ. of South Florida 2013
C.T. Morehart et al., Prosperity, power, and change: Modeling maize at Postclassic Xaltocan, Mexico, Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 2009
B. Kerr et al., Chocolate in the New World
TRADE
A. Peterson, What Really Made the World go Around ? Indio Contributions to the Acapulco-Manila Galleon Trade, Explorations 11 1 2011
Porcelain and Cocoa: The Pacific Rim and the Early Modern World Economy
S.H. Ross, Prehistoric trade routes between Mesoamerica and the American Southwest: a tentative assessment, 1967
S.M. King, Interregional Networks of the Oaxacan Early Postclassic. Connecting the Coast and the Highlands, in : After Monte Alban: Transformation and Negotiation in Late Classic/Postclassic Oaxaca, Mexico, 2008, ed. J.A. Blomster, pp.254-291
S.K. Hull, Turquoise exchange and procurement in the Chacoan World, thesis Univ. of Manitoba 2013
B.K.S. Woodfill, Shrines of the Pasion-Verapaz Region, Guatemala: Ritual and Exchange along an Ancient Trade Route, thesis Vanderbilt 2007
CRAFTS
M.O. Cabrera Cortes, Craft Production and Socio-Economic Marginality: Living on the Periphery of Urban Teotihuacan, thesis Arizona State 2011
J. de Leon, The Lithic Industries of San Lorenzo-Tenochtitlan : an Economic and Technological Study of Olmec Obsidian, thesis Penn State 2008
J.L. Meanwell, Ancient engineering : selective ceramic processing in the Middle Balsas Region of Guerrero, Mexico, thesis MIT 2008
H.L. Reitzel, Pottery engineering in ancient Guerrero, Mexico : the site of Las Fundiciones, thesis MIT 2007

Specific Topics : Environmental History
Online Bibliography on Latin American Environmental History : P. Dreger, Mesoamerica P. Reddish, Spirits of the Jaguar. The Natural History and Ancient Civilizations of the Caribbean and Central America, 1996 [G]
M.S. Lachniet et al., A 2400 yr Mesoamerican rainfall reconstruction links climate and cultural change, Geology 40 3 2012 pp.259-262
B.I. Cook et al., Pre-Columbian deforestation as an amplifier of drought in Mesoamerica, Geophysical Research Letters, vol.39 2012
D.W. Stahle et al., Pacific and Atlantic influences on Mesoamerican climate over the past millennium, Climate Dynamics 2011; maps show Canada, U.S., Mexico
Encyclopedia of Earth, Biological diversity in Mesoamerica, 2008
M.D. Therrell et al., Aztec Drought and the "Curse of one Rabbit", Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2004
J. Diamond, Collapse, 2005 [G]
C.E. Avendano, Natural and Cultural Landscape Evolution during the Late Holocene in North Central Guatemalan Lowlands and Highlands, thesis Univ. of Toronto 2012

Specific Topics : Social History
S.G. Goodrich, History of the Indians of North and South America 1844, IA
K. Sveinsson, Slavery in Latin America
J.C. Brown, Latin America. A Social History of the Colonial Period, 2005, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 980.01 B877l
M.E. Smith, Life in the Provinces of the Aztec Empire 2005
M.E. Smith, City Size in Late Post-Classic Mesoamerica, Journal of Urban History 31 4 2005 pp.403-434
K. Sandoval Mendoza, Ethnicity, linguistics, and genetic diversity in native Mexicans : reconstructing the population history of Mesoamerica, thesis Univ. Pompeu Fabra 2010

Specific Topics : Military History
M.K. Brown, Ancient Mesoamerican Warfare 2003
M. Cortes Rincon, A comparative study of fortification developments throughout the Maya region and implications of warfare, thesis UTexas 2007

Specific Topics : Cultural History
History of Science in Latin America (HOSLAC)
C.M. do Carmo, Culture, Language, and Knowledge about the Syncretism
Ancient Scripts : Mesoamerican Writing Systems
L. Masuda, History of Meso-American Architecture
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, Mesoamerica and Central America 8000-2000 BC, 2000-1000 BC, Mexico 1000-1 BC, 1-500 AD, 500-1000 AD, 1000-1400 AD, 1400-1600 AD, Mexico and Central America 1600-1800 AD, 1800-1900 AD, 1900 AD-present, Maya Area 1000-1 BC, 1-500 AD, 500-1000 AD, 1000-1400 AD, 1400-1600 AD, Central America 1000-1 BC, 1-500 AD, Central America and the Caribbean 500-1000 AD, 1000-1400 AD, 1400-1600 AD, Mexico and Central America : Native Peoples 1600-1800
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thematic Essays : Art of the Americas
I. Sprajc, Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica: An Overview, Journal of Cosmology 2009
A.S. Fisher, Manila Galleon Trade Textiles: Cross-Cuitural Influences on New World Dress, Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings 1988
The Fabric of Mayan Life : An Exhibit of Textiles
D. Law, Mayan Historical Linguistics in a New Age, Language and Linguistics Compass 7/3 (2013) pp.141-156
T. Bolinger, How Drawing Becomes Writing: Proto-orthography in the Codex Borbonicus , thesis Univ. of North Texas 2013
Article : Maya Calendar, Wikipedia

Specific Topics : History of Religion
A. Reville, Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by the native religions of Mexico and Peru, 1884, IA
Aztecs and Mayas, pp.69-90 in G. Parrinder (ed.), World Religions from Ancient History to the Present, (1971) 1985 [G]
D.A. Palmer, A Study of Mesoamerican Religious Symbolism
A. Moises, Religion in Mesoamerica, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol.2 No.8 2012
M.W. Hurley, Blood, Sun, and Sacrifice : the Anatomy of Violent Ritual in Post-Classic MesoAmerica, thesis Univ. of South Florida 1997
P. Rubio, Millennial Missionaries and the Nahua Neophyte: an essay on the evangelical methods of the Franciscans in New Spain, 2012
B.K.S. Woodfill, Shrines of the Pasion-Verapaz Region, Guatemala: Ritual and Exchange along an Ancient Trade Route, thesis Vanderbilt 2007

Specific Topics : Historiography
Article : Latin American Historiography (excluding Mexico and Brazil) - Writing on the precolonial and colonial periods from the sixteenth century to the present day, by G.L. Vasquez, pp.534-542, Article : Latin American Historiography (excluding Mexico and Brazil) - The National Period, 1820-1990, pp.542-545 in vol.2 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]
Article : Mexican Historiography, by D.A. Brading, pp.612-614, in vol.2 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]

Specific Topics : Geographic/Ethnographic Compendia, Mesoamerica volumes
J. de Laet, Novus orbis seu Descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis, libri XVIII. 1633, IA
A. du Bois, La Geographie moderne, naturelle historique & politique, vol.4 : Afrique, Amerique, 1736, GB; on Mexique pp.829-840
Thomas Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1744-1746 edition vol.3 The Present State of Mexico, pp.156-239, 1746, GB
An account of the Spanish settlements in America 1762, IA
T.G. Smollett, The Present State of all Nations, vol.8 1769, GB Old Mexico pp.354-369
W. Guthrie, A new system of modern geography : or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar ; and present state of the several nations of the world ... vol.2 1794, IA; Old Mexico pp.584-588
C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, vol.3, 1827, GB, Mexico pp.263-305
H. Murray et al., An Encyclopaedia of Geography 1834, GB; Mexico, Guatemala pp.1375-1399
E. Reclus, Universal Geography, The Earth and its Inhabitants, vol.17, Mexico, Central America, West Indies, n.d., [1876-1894], IA
A.H. Keane, Central America, the West Indies and South America 1878, IA
World Geography Encyclopedia, vol.2 : The Americas, 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 910.3 P238w v.2

Specific Topics : By Country
F.S. Clavigero, The history of Mexico: Collected from Spanish and Mexican Historians, vol.1, 1817, vol.2, 1817, vol.3, 1817, GB
N. Mill, The history of Mexico: from the Spanish conquest to the present aera, 1824, GB
J. Mader, B. Mayer, Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican (1852), IA
H.H. Bancroft, History of Mexico, vol.1 1516-1521 (1883), vol.2 1521-1600 (1886). vol.3 1600-1803 (1883), vol.4 1804-1823 (1883), vol.5 1824-1861 (1883), vol.6 1861-1887 (1888), IA
J. Frost, The History of Mexico and Its Wars: Comprising an Account of the Aztec Empire, the Cortez .. (1882), IA
Th.H. Russell, Mexico in Peace and War: A Narrative of Mexican History and Conditions from the Earliest Times (1914), IA


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WHKMLA Pages : by Country . Subregions

WHKMLA Pages : by Polity
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Viceroyalty of New Spain, Captaincy of Guatemala, Mosquitia, United Provinces of Central America (UPCA)

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KMLA History Program Student Papers on Central American History
Students' Papers : Ko, Hae Uk, An Overview Study of the Federal Republic of Central America (2013)
Students' Papers : Shim, Soho, The Influence of China on the Development of Early Global Trade, and the Role of Silver (2013)
Students' Papers : Cho, Hwi Gue, Methods and Results of Communication in First Time Encounters : the Cases of da Gama, Columbus, Magellan, Cortes, and Pizarro (2012)
Students' Papers : Na, Kunho, A World History of Synchretic Religions, 1450-1750 (2011)
Students' Papers : Pyo Jun Beom, Korean Immigrants in Mexico - "Aenikkaengs" (2006)