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RO-10629-70

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA 01003-9242)
Lewis Hanke (Project Director: 06/01/1970 to present)

Publication of Relaciones of the Spanish Viceroys in America During the 16th and 17th Centuries

To complete preparation for publication of sound texts, with appropriate bibliograhical and other scholarly aids, of the relaciones, offical reports of the viceroys Spain sent to America during the Hapsburg period. ABSTRACT: To complete preparation for publication of sound texts, with appropriate bibliograhical and other scholarly aids, of the relaciones, offical reports of the viceroys Spain sent to America during the Hapsburg period. Spain established in America one of most extensive empires world has ever seen, also remarkable bureaucratic structure to govern it. Each viceroy, as personal representative of King, required to draw up formal report on his administration as record of important events and guide for his successor. These reports, relaciones, constitute official documentary sources of history of Spanish Empire in America. Publication of this materials of prime value to anthropologies, economists, geographers, historians, and political scientists. Subject matter important not only as contribution to Latin American history but also to study of colonialism in general. Funds for salary, research assistance, travel.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$12,420 (approved)
$12,420 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1970 – 9/30/1971