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Title Encounters in the New World : a history in documents / [edited by] Jill Lepore.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  970.00497 En17 2000 c.4  ---  Available
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  970.00497 En17 2000    ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  970.00497 En17 2000 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  970.00497 En17 2000 c.3  ---  Lib Use Only
Description 175 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Pages from history
Pages from history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-168) and index.
Summary A collection of documents illustrating encounters between Native American peoples and a variety of European newcomers from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Includes maps, journals, advertisements, and letters.
Contents What is a document? -- How to read a document -- Introduction -- On the turtle's back ; Why Europe? ; Dealing with the documents -- Mapping the world -- Ptolemy's revolution ; Christian world ; Expanding world ; America emerges ; Vanishing maps ; Lines and circles -- First encounters -- Prophecies, plans, and fantasies ; First impressions ; Gods? Savages? ; Dividing the sexes ; Catalog of nature ; Indians abroad -- Conquest and resistance -- Montezuma, Quetzalcoatl, and Cortes ; Eight-year journey ; Invading the interior ; Great debate ; Missions and presidios -- Furs, rivers, and black robes -- Peoples of the Longhouse ; New France ; Society of Jesus ; New worlds, new women ; Covenants of war and peace -- English arrive -- Go west ; Roanoke, the lost colony ; Powhatan and his people ; Founding Jamestown ; Pocahontas and her legacy -- Africans in America -- Kidnapped ; Tips for slave traders ; Ships of death ; For sale ; Africans' new worlds ; Two views ; Runaways and rebels -- Planting New England -- Metacom's Rebellion ; Manitou and the city on a hill ; Marking the landscape ; Praying Indians.
Subject Indians -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Indians -- First contact with Europeans -- Juvenile literature.
Indians -- History -- Sources.
Indians -- First contact with Europeans -- Sources.
Indians. (OCoLC)fst00969307
Indians -- First contact with Europeans. (OCoLC)fst00969339
Native Americans -- First contact with Europeans -- Sources.
Native Americans -- History -- Sources.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Author Lepore, Jill, 1966-
ISBN 0195105133
9780195105131 (alk. paper)
9780195154917 (pbk.)
0195154916 (pbk.)

 
    
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