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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas

Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Martin Waldseemüller,
Cosmographiae introductio cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis.

St. Dié: Walter Ludd, 1507.

In his text, Waldseemüller proposes that, because of Vespucci's discoveries, the term "America" be used to designate the New World, chiefly the southern continent.

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