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New World Encounters / Edition 1
     

New World Encounters / Edition 1

by Stephen Greenblatt
 

ISBN-10: 0520080211

ISBN-13: 9780520080218

Pub. Date: 03/12/1993

Publisher: University of California Press


The discovery of the Indies, wrote Francisco López de Gómara in 1552, was "the greatest event since the creation of the world, excepting the Incarnation and Death of Him who created it." Five centuries have not diminished either the overwhelming importance or the strangeness of the early encounter between Europeans and American peoples. This collection

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The discovery of the Indies, wrote Francisco López de Gómara in 1552, was "the greatest event since the creation of the world, excepting the Incarnation and Death of Him who created it." Five centuries have not diminished either the overwhelming importance or the strangeness of the early encounter between Europeans and American peoples. This collection of essays, encompassing history, literary criticism, art history, and anthropology, offers a fresh and innovative approach to the momentous encounter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520080218
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/12/1993
Series:
Representations Books Series , #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents


CONTRIBUTORS:
Stephen Greenblatt
Margarita Zamora
Inga Clendinnen
Rolena Adorno
Anthony Pagden
Sabine MacCormack
Frank Lestringant
David Damrosch
Sara Castro-Klarén
Louis Montrose
Mary C. Fuller
David Quint
Jeffrey Knapp
Luce Giard
Michel de Certeau

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