Impero, costituzione e diversità nell'America ispanica

Autore: Antonio Annino
In: Storica. 33 • anno XI, 2005
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Empire, constitution and diversity in hispanic America
The historic diversity of Latin America is a theme which dates back to the age of the conquest itself, but which received an extraordinary boost after independence, when the difficulties of nation-state-building created a widely-diffused negative stereotype. This article updates the discussion on the basis of the historiography of recent years, which has created the conditions necessary for definitively overcoming the stereotypes of the past.