The Future Of Sixteenth Century Studies: Local And Global: Expanding Vision In The Study Of Sixteenth-century Latin American Arts
Sixteenth Century Journal
This article presents a discussion of the dominant historiographical understanding of 16th-century Latin America in 2009 and discusses trends in its reconfiguration in the future by 2023. Details are given citing methodological shifts in 21st-century cultural-historical studies, focusing on the significance and trajectory of art and architecture of the era. Issues highlighted include expanded interdisciplinary collaboration, and the convergence of local research and global information access through digital networks. Comments are also given suggesting the trends in Latin American studies mirror Early Modern studies in general.
Williams, Linda K.. 2009. "The Future of Sixteenth Century Studies: Local and Global: Expanding Vision in the Study of Sixteenth-Century Latin American Arts." Sixteenth Century Journal 40(1): 228-230.