History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil / Edition 1

History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil / Edition 1

by Jean De Lery
     
 


When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley presents the firstSee more details below

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When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley presents the first complete English translation of one of the most vivid early European accounts of life in the New World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520082748
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/11/1993
Series:
Latin American Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
266
Sales rank:
1,322,316
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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