The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus

Valutazione media 3,97
( su 32 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780300158212: The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus

The first landings in the Atlantic World generated striking and terrifying impressions of unknown peoples who were entirely foreign to anything in European explorers' experience. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands in 1341 to Columbus's explorations in 1492 and Cabral's discovery of Brazil in 1500, western Europeans struggled to make sense of the existence of the peoples they met. Were they Adam's children, of a common lineage with the peoples of the Old World, or were they a separate creation, the monstrous races of medieval legend? Should they govern themselves? Did they have the right to be free? Did they know God? Could they know God? Emphasizing contact between peoples rather than the discovery of lands, and using archaeological findings as well as eyewitness accounts, David Abulafia explores the social lives of the New World inhabitants, the motivations and tensions of the first transactions with Europeans, and the swift transmutation of wonder to vicious exploitation. Lucid, readable, and scrupulously researched, this is a work of humane engagement with a period in which a tragically violent standard was set for European conquest across the world.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

David S. H. Abulafia
Editore: Yale University Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 221 x 145 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The first landings in the Atlantic World generated striking and terrifying impressions of unknown peoples who were entirely foreign to anything in European explorers experience. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands in 1341 to Columbus s explorations in 1492 and Cabral s discovery of Brazil in 1500, western Europeans struggled to make sense of the existence of the peoples they met. Were they Adam s children, of a common lineage with the peoples of the Old World, or were they a separate creation, the monstrous races of medieval legend? Should they govern themselves? Did they have the right to be free? Did they know God? Could they know God? Emphasizing contact between peoples rather than the discovery of lands, and using archaeological findings as well as eyewitness accounts, David Abulafia explores the social lives of the New World inhabitants, the motivations and tensions of the first transactions with Europeans, and the swift transmutation of wonder to vicious exploitation. Lucid, readable, and scrupulously researched, this is a work of humane engagement with a period in which a tragically violent standard was set for European conquest across the world. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780300158212

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 19,61
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

David Abulafia
Editore: Yale University Press
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: > 20
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus, David Abulafia, The first landings in the Atlantic World generated striking and terrifying impressions of unknown peoples who were entirely foreign to anything in European explorers' experience. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands in 1341 to Columbus's explorations in 1492 and Cabral's discovery of Brazil in 1500, western Europeans struggled to make sense of the existence of the peoples they met. Were they Adam's children, of a common lineage with the peoples of the Old World, or were they a separate creation, the monstrous races of medieval legend? Should they govern themselves? Did they have the right to be free? Did they know God? Could they know God? Emphasizing contact between peoples rather than the discovery of lands, and using archaeological findings as well as eyewitness accounts, David Abulafia explores the social lives of the New World inhabitants, the motivations and tensions of the first transactions with Europeans, and the swift transmutation of wonder to vicious exploitation. Lucid, readable, and scrupulously researched, this is a work of humane engagement with a period in which a tragically violent standard was set for European conquest across the world. Codice libro della libreria B9780300158212

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,83
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,97
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

David S. H. Abulafia
Editore: Yale University Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 221 x 145 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The first landings in the Atlantic World generated striking and terrifying impressions of unknown peoples who were entirely foreign to anything in European explorers experience. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands in 1341 to Columbus s explorations in 1492 and Cabral s discovery of Brazil in 1500, western Europeans struggled to make sense of the existence of the peoples they met. Were they Adam s children, of a common lineage with the peoples of the Old World, or were they a separate creation, the monstrous races of medieval legend? Should they govern themselves? Did they have the right to be free? Did they know God? Could they know God? Emphasizing contact between peoples rather than the discovery of lands, and using archaeological findings as well as eyewitness accounts, David Abulafia explores the social lives of the New World inhabitants, the motivations and tensions of the first transactions with Europeans, and the swift transmutation of wonder to vicious exploitation.Lucid, readable, and scrupulously researched, this is a work of humane engagement with a period in which a tragically violent standard was set for European conquest across the world. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780300158212

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 24,50
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

David Abulafia
Editore: Yale University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, 2009. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria WY-9780300158212

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,20
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 10,57
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Prof. David Abulafia
Editore: YALE University Press
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro YALE University Press. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0300158211

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 24,41
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,20
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Abulafia, David
Editore: Yale Univ Pr (2009)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale Univ Pr, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 379 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria __0300158211

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 22,31
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 7,05
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Abulafia, David
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2009. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria TY-9780300158212

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 25,88
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,65
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Abulafia, David
Editore: Yale University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0300158211

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 30,00
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

David Abulafia
Editore: Yale University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0300158211

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 28,65
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,65
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Abulafia, David
Editore: Yale University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0300158211 ISBN 13: 9780300158212
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110300158211

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 43,65
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,74
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro