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TitleThe discovery of mankind : Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus
Author David Abulafia
Imprint New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2008
Descript xxvi, 379 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm

CONTENT

Mental horizons: the peoples, islands and shores of the imagination : Finding people from other worlds ; Wild men and wanderers ; Images of Asia -- Eastern horizons: the peoples, islands and shores of the eastern Atlantic : Innocence and wildness in the Canary Islands, 1341-1400 ; The Canary Islanders, 1341-1496 ; Rights of dominion, 1341-1496 ; Quarrelsome conquerors, 1402-44 ; Gold and slaves, 1444-96 -- Western horizons: the peoples, islands and shores of the Western Atlantic : From the Old Canaries to the New Canaries, 1492 ; Tainos and Caribs ; Turtles, shamans and snorting tubes ; Cuba = Cipangu = Japan, 1492 ; La Navidad, 1492-3 ; First news of the New World, 1493 ; Into the Caribbean, 1493-4 ; Misrule in Hispaniola, 1494-6 ; The project unravels, 1497-8 ; Columbus eclipsed, 1498-1506 -- Southern horizons: the peoples and shores of Atlantic South America : Vespucci's tabloid journalism, 1497-1504 ; The land of the Holy Cross, 1500 ; The realm of King Arosca, 1505 ; A compulsory voluntary 'requirement', 1511-20 ; The Renaissance discovery of man


America -- Discovery and exploration -- European Canary Islands -- Discovery and exploration -- European Caribbean Area -- Discovery and exploration -- European Latin America -- Discovery and exploration -- European Explorers -- Europe -- History First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners Indigenous peoples -- Public opinion -- History Public opinion -- Europe -- History Acculturation -- History Culture conflict -- History

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Central Library (5th Floor)970.01 A166DCHECK SHELVES
Arts LibraryDU28.3 P117 2014CHECK SHELVES

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