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Matthew Restall

Biography

Matthew Restall was born in London, and educated at Oxford and at UCLA.  He is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Latin American History and Director of Latin American Studies at the Pennsylvania State University.  He has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, The Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, the John Carter Brown Library, the Library of Congress, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has written twenty books and sixty articles and essays on the histories of the Mayas, of Africans in Spanish America, and of the Spanish Conquest.  He has four daughters and is married to the art historian Amara Solari.

Works by Matthew Restall
When Montezuma Met Cortes: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History When Montezuma Met Cortes: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History
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