Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery
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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

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 589.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195155971
  • 9780195155976
  • 1,074,393

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...extensive and generous selection of travel narratives from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries...a splendid anthology...auhoritive...and based on wide-ranging scholarship. * Andrew Hadfield, Studies in Travel Writing *show 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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...extensive and generous selection of travel narratives from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries...a splendid anthology...auhoritive...and based on wide-ranging scholarship. Andrew Hadfield, Studies in Travel Writingshow more

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