Early Modern scholars discuss their favourite primary and secondary sources...
10:33, Fri 21 Oct 2011
Anthony McFarlane, Professor of Latin American history at the University of Warwick discusses his favourite primary and secondary sources including; Juicios Criminales, Archivo General de la Nación, Bogotá, Colombia. The specific primary document discussed is located in the Spains main military archive: Francisco Douché to the Conde de Ricla, San Lorenzo el Real, 25 October, 1772, Servicios Históricos Militares (Madrid), Guerra, Ultramar (Mexico), Caja 95. Professor McFarlane also discusses a favourite secondary source: John H. Elliott, Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830, Yale University Press: New Haven and London, 2006.
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