Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery

Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery : An Anthology

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This is a primary source collection of narratives about travel and discovery in North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe in the 16th century. The authors represent multiple nationalities, including Spanish, Huguenot, French, Italian, and English, and the locations range from Brazil to Canada, China to Virginia, and Angola to Florida, encompassing the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 161 x 240 x 32mm | 717g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195155963
  • 9780195155969

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A splendid anthology...authoritative and based on wide-ranging scholarship Andrew Hadfield, Studies in Travel Writing a very attractive and informative collection of material on a subject of enduring interest John C Appleby, Archivesshow more

About Peter C. Mancall

Peter C. Mancall is Professor of History at the University of Southern California and the Director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute. He is the author and editor of many titles, including Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America.show more

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