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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas

Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Pierre Pelleprat,
Introduction a la langue des Galibis, Sauvages de la Terre Ferme de l'Amerique meridionale.

Paris: Sebastien et Gabriel Cramoisy, 1655.

Pelleprat, a French Jesuit, was posted to the northern coasts of South America, where he worked with the indigenous peoples in a nominally Spanish area. In his introduction to "Galibi" or Caribe, Pelleprat attempts to bridge two cultural universes.

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