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Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies: A Brief History with Documents


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Januar 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

In 1492, previously separate worlds collided and began to merge, often painfully, into the world-system in which we live today. Columbus's four Atlantic voyages (1492-1504) helped link Africa, Europe, and the America. These carefully selected documents describe the voyages and their immediate impact on Europe and the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean. Symcox and Sullivan's engaging introduction presents Columbus as neither hero nor villain, but as a significant historical actor who improvised responses to a changed world. Document headnotes provide context for understanding Columbus's voyages within the broader context of Fifteenth-Century Europe and the policies of the Spanish crown.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Foreword
Preface
List of Illustrations
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
PART TWO: THE DOCUMENTS
Christopher Columbus
The Four Voyages
First voyage, 1492-1493
Second voyage, 1493-1496
Third voyage, 1498-1500
Fourth voyage, 1502-1504
European Constructions of the New World
Appendixes
Chronology
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
Glossary
Index

Portrait

Geoffrey Symcox and Blair Sullivan

Pressestimmen

'Unlike any other collection of documents that I have come across, the Symcox and Sullivan text gives agency to the players and participants while offering a balanced and full examination of the people and events that changed the world forever.' -Jim Ross-Nazzal, Montgomery College, USA 'The scholarship is impeccable and worn lightly enough to encourage even the most recalcitrant undergraduate. The translations are fluid, easily intelligible while remaining faithful to the originals.' -Anthony Robin Dermer Pagden, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
EAN: 9780312410216
ISBN: 0312410212
Untertitel: 'Bedford Series in History and'. Bundle. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BEDFORD BOOKS
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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