Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D.
of LATIN AMERICA
A map showing a portion of Latin America
NOTE: this entire section remains largely under construction, except where noted below. In the meantime, if you check my Search Engine and enter the name of a country or people, you may find many links to them scattered throughout my "Common Themes" pages.
Table of Contents:
Special Latin American Features from MythingLinks
The Lore & History
the lore & history of maize
For annotated links covering this Latin American region as a whole,
please see below my "Author's Note."
Meanwhile, here are subsections of Latin America:
Central America & the Caribbean
This completed subsection is not yet on-line; several pages that will eventually be part of it do exist, however -- please see below:
El Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead
Mayan Weaving in the Chiapas Highlands of MexicoThe above page isn't mine -- it's the late Paula Geise's -- but I rescued it as a Mything Links' "adoptee" because it's too valuable to lose; it too will eventually be part of this section:
South americaAmazonian Peoples
Andean Peoples (Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, northern Chile)
Patagonian Peoples [forthcoming]
Peoples from Other South American Regions [forthcoming]
http://info.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/religion/"Latin America" is everything in the Western Hemisphere, excluding the United States, Canada, and British possessions; the major languages are Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
The University of Texas at Austin maintains a comprehensive, unannotated listing of Latin American sites organized into various categories. Below are six of these -- any one of these six could take you days to explore......
These are links on Latin America's "Religion and Theology" -- included are links to ancient spirituality as well.http://info.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/anthropology/
These links are on Latin America's "Anthropology and Archaeology."http://info.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/african/
These links cover the "African Diaspora" in Latin America.http://info.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/women/
These are links on Latin America's "Women and Gender."http://info.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/art/
These are on Latin America's Arts.http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/americas.html
This is the University of Texas' huge collection of maps for Latin America from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection; most were produced by the CIA. Most are also huge (sizes are noted) and will take a long time to download! The maps cover regions as well as individual countries.
More to come -- please be patient
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Copyright 1999-2000 by Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D.
Page created & put online 1 July 1999.
5 September 1999; 28 November 1999; 22 December 1999; 4 June 2000.