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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas

Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Juan Eusebio Nieremberg,
Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI...

Antwerp: Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1635.

The fauna shown here are not the only subject of Nieremberg's text: included are extensive discussions of Aztec and Incan cultures, which European readers had come to consider part of "natural," unchanging, American landscapes.

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New World Lands in Print

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