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Tag: <span>History</span>

Tag: History

Black Leaders in Library History

This post is dedicated to those who broke ground in libraries, helping others learn and spreading knowledge to the masses. It highlights four African American library leaders who have made significant contributions to the profession, changing it radically and for the better.

The Last Days of the Incas

On November 16th, 1532, the old world met the new world in a small town in the mountains of Northern Peru called Cajamarca. One-hundred sixty-eight Spanish, who had brazenly marched into the country intent on spreading Christianity for the Spanish Crown (and even more intent on enriching themselves), faced an Incan army of 80,000 encamped on the hills around them.