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The John Hay Library at Brown University has an impressive array of collections related to Latin America and the Caribbean. These collections include the Schirmer Collection on Anti-Imperialism and the Paul R. Dupee Mexican History Collection. Recently, Professor James Green and Patricia Figueroa, the librarian and subject specialist for Iberia and Latin America worked together to create this compelling digital library of Latin American travel accounts which span the 16th through 19th centuries. Visitors can browse through these accounts at their leisure, and they will find everything from Louis Aggasiz's "A Journey in Brazil" to Johann Baptist von Spix's "Travels in Brazil in the Years 1817-1820". Additionally, visitors can also read some rather thoughtful essays offered by Professor Green's students that draw on these travel narratives for academic inspiration and contemplation.

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  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > World History

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    History/Policy/Law,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115632246T,Social Sciences,NSDL,Social studies -- World history,Foreign Languages,Social studies -- Human behavior,Language Arts -- Story telling,Foreign Languages -- Cultural awareness,Social studies,Social studies -- Geography,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Geoscience,Social studies -- History,Language Arts

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    English

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