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Articles: Chile: General History - Historical Text Archive __ A detailed history of Chile in the form of an extremely well annotated timeline. - From J. Mabry -

A Brief Naval History of Chile __ A history of Chile and its relationship to the sea from the time of conquest to current. You will find a lot of detail in the various articles. - illustrated - From López Urrutia - 

Chile - History __ "Surrounded on three sides by virtually impassable barriers, Chile's rich central valley remained largely unknown to the outside world until the middle of the fifteenth century, when the Incas began their great conquests of much of the continent..."  You will find an illustrated essay about the history of Chile. - illustrated - From -

Chile History __ "The Araucanian Indians were the original inhabitants of Chile. The Spanish conquered the country in the 16th century and ruled until the country’s independence in 1818 following a war led by Bernard O’Higgins and Jose de San Martín."  A general look at Chile history along with other interesting information about the country. - From -


Chile: History __ A brief essay about the history of Chile. - From -

Chile: History __ "Although Chile was unattractive to the Spanish because of its isolation from Peru to the north and its lack of precious metals (copper was discovered much later), the Spanish developed a pastoral society there based on large ranches and haciendas worked by indigenous people..."  A general look at Chile's history along with other information about the country. - From -

Chile - History __ A general and fairly complete look at Chile's history. - From -

Chile History __ Here is a colorful and interesting history of Chile. - From -

Chile - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Chile's educational system. - From Net Industries - of Chile __ A concise history of Chile from Pre-contact to recent. - From -

Culture of Chile - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ You will find a lot of interesting information about Chile along with a history section. - From -  

Economic history of Chile __ "In colonial times, the segmentation of Chile into latifundios left only small parcels for native American and mestizo villagers to cultivate. Cattle raised on the latifundios were a source of tallow and hides, which were sent, via Peru, to Spain..."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia -

Economic History of Chile __ A brief history of Chile stressing economic issues. - From Thayer Watkins -


History of Chile __ An overview of Chilean history divided by eras. - From - 

History of Chile __ A collection of resources about the history of Chile.  "Archaeology, historical references, Mapuches, current events and related resources" - From - 

History of Chile __ "Chilean territory was and possibly among the last areas to be populated in the Americas, though the proposal that the initial arrival of humans to the continent took place either along the Pacific coast southwards in a rather rapid expansion long preceding the Clovis culture, or even trans-Pacific migration, ..."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia -

History of Chile under Salvador Allende and the Popular Unity __ An overview of this period in Chile's history. - From Ewin Martínez Torre -

Timeline: Chile __ A well annotated timeline for the history of Chile. - illustrated - From BBC -

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Chile __ "Approximately 12500 of Chile's 15000 Jews today reside in the capital of Santiago. Other smaller communities exist in Vino Del Mar (Valparaiso), Concepcion, ..."  A history of the Jewish people and their relationship with Chile. - From -

World History Archives: History of Chile __ You will find several click-to-read documents covering various aspects of the history of Chile. - From Hartford Web Publishing - 


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