Penn Library

CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas


Secondary sources in English

Axtell, James. After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

-----. Beyond 1492: Encounters in Colonial North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Bragdon, Kathleen J. Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996.

Bucher, Bernadette. Icon and Conquest: A Structural Analysis of the Illustrations of de Bry's Great Voyages. Trans. by Basia Miller Galati. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Burkhart, Louise M. The Slippery Earth: Nahua-Christian Moral Dialogue in sixteenth-century Mexico. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1989.

Calloway, Colin G. New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Remaking of Early America. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Canny, Nicholas and Anthony Pagden, eds. Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987.

Cheyfitz, Eric. The Poetics of Imperialism: Translation and Colonization from The Tempest to Tarzan. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Clendinnen, Inga. Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Dickason, Olive Patricia. The Myth of the Savage and the Beginnings of French Colonialism in the Americas. Calgary: University of Alberta Press, 1984.

Elliott, J.H. The Old World and the New, 1492-1650. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970.

Farriss, Nancy M. Maya Society Under Colonial Rule: The Collective Enterprise of Survival. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1984.

Gruzinski, Serge. Painting the Conquest: The Mexican Indians and the European Renaissance. Paris: Unesco: Flammarion, 1992.

Hulme, Peter. Colonial Encounters: Europe and the Native Caribbean, 1492-1797. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Jaenen, Cornelius J. Friend and Foe: Aspects of French-Amerindian Cultural Encounter in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. New York: Columbia University Press, 1976.

Kupperman, Karen Ordahl, ed. America in European Consciousness, 1493-1750. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Lestringant, Frank. Mapping the Renaissance World: The Geographical Imagination in the Age of Discovery. Translated by David Fausett. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1994.

-----. Cannibals: The Discovery and Representation of the Cannibal from Columbus to Jules Verne. Translated by Rosemary Morris. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997.

León-Portilla, Miguel. Aztec Thought and Culture: A Study of the Ancient Nahuatl Mind. Translated by Jack Emory Davis. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.

MacCormack, Sabine. Religion in the Andes: Vision and Imagination in Early Colonial Peru. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Mannheim, Bruce. The Language of the Inka since the European Invasion. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1991.

Merrell, James Hart. The Indians' New World: Catawbas and their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal. Chapel Hill: Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1989.

Moffitt, John F. and Santiago Sebastián. O Brave New People: The European Invention of the American Indian. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.

Murray, David. Forked Tongues: Speech, Writing, and Representation in North American Indian Texts. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Namias, June. White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the American Frontier. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

O'Gorman, Edmundo. The Invention of America: An Inquiry into the Historical Nature of the New World and the Meaning of its History. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1961.

Ong, Walter. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. London: Routledge, 1991.

Pagden, Anthony. European Encounters With the New World from Renaissance to Romanticism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

Pearce, Roy Harvey. Savagism and Civilization: A Study of the Indian and the American Mind. (1965) Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988

Richter, Daniel. The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of Colonization. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.

Salisbury, Neal. Manitou and Providence: Indians, Europeans, and the Making of New England, 1500-1643. New York: Oxford UP, 1982.

Seed, Patricia. Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World, 1492-1640. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Simmons, William. Spirit of the New England Tribes: Indian History and Folklore, 1620-1984. Hanover: UP of New England, 1986.

Sturtevant, William C., general editor. Handbook of North American Indians. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1978.

Trigger, Bruce G. Natives and Newcomers: Canada's "Heroic Age" Reconsidered. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1985.

Warhus, Mark. Another America: Native American Maps and the History of Our Land. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Web links

1492: An Ongoing Voyage: Library of Congress virtual exhibition

Aztec history and culture ("MEXICAS")

Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas

Columbus and the Age of Discovery: Millersville University

Columbus: Facsimile of the 1494 Columbus letter, University of Southern Maine

De Bry edition of Hariot's Briefe and True Report...of Virginia in facsimile

Jay I. Kislak Foundation

John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island

Latin American Library at Tulane University

Living Languages of the Americas

Map Collection, Hargrett Library, University of Georgia

Map exhibition at the University of Virginia

Maps of the Southwest, University of Arizona Library

Mayan Epigraphic Database Project, University of Virginia

Nahuatl Home Page, University of Montana

National Museum of the American Indian

Native American internet resources index

NativeWeb: a guide to Native American internet resources

New France, Virtual Museum

Newberry Library, Chicago

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University

Rosenbach Museum & Library

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Westweb: Western North American history resources

William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

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