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The Resource The discovery of mankind : Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus, David Abulafia

The discovery of mankind : Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus, David Abulafia

Label
The discovery of mankind : Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus
Title
The discovery of mankind
Title remainder
Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus
Statement of responsibility
David Abulafia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Abulafia, David
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E101
LC item number
.A28 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • America
  • Canary Islands
  • Caribbean Area
  • Latin America
  • Explorers
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Public opinion
  • Acculturation
  • Culture conflict
Label
The discovery of mankind : Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus, David Abulafia
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-366) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Mental horizons : the peoples, islands and shores of the imagination. Finding people from other worlds -- Wild men and wanderers -- Images of Asia -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. Western horizons : the peoples, islands and shores of the western Atlantic. From the Old Canaries to the New Canaries, 1492 -- Taínos 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 -- pt. 4. 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
Control code
ocn144768605
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 379 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300125825
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007024246
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)144768605
Label
The discovery of mankind : Atlantic encounters in the age of Columbus, David Abulafia
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-366) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Mental horizons : the peoples, islands and shores of the imagination. Finding people from other worlds -- Wild men and wanderers -- Images of Asia -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. Western horizons : the peoples, islands and shores of the western Atlantic. From the Old Canaries to the New Canaries, 1492 -- Taínos 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 -- pt. 4. 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
Control code
ocn144768605
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 379 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300125825
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007024246
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)144768605

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