Articles tagged with: Amerindian
The Habsburg dynasty ruled Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries, the Golden Age, when Spain was the most powerful country in the Europe. King Charles I who inherited the …
Peru’s complex social system and its hierarchical values were inherited from colonial times and continue as guidelines and principles that regulate social and interpersonal behavior that have become part of the culture of Peru. Before the arrival of Europeans the territory was populated by Peru’s ethnic population known as Amerindians. Colonization brought slavery and the decline of the local population due to foreign diseases. Today Peru’s ethnic composition is mixed.