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Richard Herzog

Richard Herzog

Richard Herzog is a historian whose main work deals with Spanish America, intellectual history and decolonial studies.  He is currently finishing a PhD thesis at Gießen University (Germany) on Nahua scholars of central colonial Mexico.
Amphibian attack of spanish-tlaxcallan force

How Aztecs Reacted to Colonial Epidemics

Colonial exploitation made the indigenous Aztec people disproportionately vulnerable to epidemics. Indigenous accounts show their perspective.