Project Description

This is a research project. Among its objectives are to understand how history is created, and communicated.

Since the project pertains Latin America, I researched, transcribed and, in some cases translated, original documents that were utilized to create an image, or vision, of the american continent for the european mind.

In addition, I investigated writing as primary technology used in the creation of the documents. Because most of the sources utilized are scientific reports, I also researched the functional aspects these fulfilled as instruments of communication.

You can traverse on the site on your own, or through a essay (not fully implemented).

All the images and texts have copyrights. If you are interested in more information the items in the site, please contact me.

The site is still under construction. Many items are experimental.

L. Díaz

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