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Hispanisation of the Americas


One thing has troubled me for a long time when considering the colonization of “the new world” and that’s how easily the hispanisation of it went well and without hiccup and seemingly without any effort or qualified reistance or re-population. From the 1500s to the 1800s there wasn’t such mass emigration from Iberia (Spain and Portugal) to the Americas, but language and religious conversion went exceptionally smooth … Continue reading