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The conquest of history : Spanish colonialism and national histories in the nineteenth century / Christopher Schmidt-Nowara.

By: Schmidt-Nowara, Christopher, 1966-
Language: English Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2006.Description: xvi, 278 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780822942924
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Contents: Spain between decolonizations : history against the currents of history -- Columbus's remains, Columbus in chains : commemoration and its discontents in late nineteenth-century Spain and Cuba -- The problem of prehistory in Puerto Rico and Cuba -- The specter of Las Casas -- Spain in the Philippines : archive and authority circa 1898 -- The return of Ponce de Leon.

Includes bibliography (p. 247-271) and index.