Catherine Atkinson

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Two Cheers for the Conquistadors

The story of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico, as it is popularly told, is all about imperialist oppression. In Latin America the destruction of the …

Editing the Past - The American Interest

ISIS is destroying Palmyra in order to murder history, in a manner of speaking. The past is not all that unchangeable—whether by eliminating its …

10 Amazing Tales Of The Conquistadors Left Out Of History Books

The conquistadors were Spanish and Portuguese soldiers who explored much of the world during the Age of Discovery. They are best remembered for their …

Quetzalcoatl

Quetzalcoatl is the feathered serpent deity that was worshiped by many different ethno-political groups throughout Mesoamerican history. The earliest …