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BIBLIOGRAPHY Ganson, Barbara. 2003. The Guaraní Under Spanish Rule in the Rio de la Plata. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Loveman, Brian. 1979. Chile: The Legacy of Hispanic Capitalism. New York: Oxford University Press. 38 39 4F Brazil in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries T he Portuguese colonial project in America differed dramatically from that of the Spaniards. First, Portugal could afford, in 1500, to neglect its American colony because its established trade network extended from Africa to Japan.
40 41 42 5 AMERICA UNDER HAPSBURG RULE 5A Cities Founded in Hispanic America Before 1600 F rom 1516 to 1700 Spain and the Spanish Empire were ruled by the European Hapsburg monarchy. King Charles I (r. 1516–1556) created the Spanish Empire, and Charles II, the last Hapsburg king to rule Spain, died childless in 1700. The essential infrastructure of Spain’s overseas empire was set down during Hapsburg rule. One central characteristic of Spaniards is their affinity for cities and city life. This tradition dates back to the period when Spain was occupied by the Romans, and later by Muslims.
The current president of Peru as of this writing, Alejandro Toledo, is a person of mixed ancestry. His tenure in office has been marked by cruel and derisive comments from Peruvians (and others) concerning his heritage, and by extension, questions regarding his fitness to serve as president of the Peruvian Republic. Pizarro sacked the once mighty Inca Empire in Peru. The Incas had established a significant world empire that extended from the northern section of Chile to what is today the southernmost point of Colombia.