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Americas lost : 1492-1713 the first encounter / edited by Daniel Lévine ; foreword by Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated by John Fergusson and Michael Barry.

By: Lévine, Daniel
Contributor(s): Lévi-Strauss, Claude, 1908-2009
Language: English Publisher: Milan : Bordas, 1992.Description: ii, 195p. : front, ill., maps, plates, photos (chiefly col.) ; 31cm.ISBN: 2040144994
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Bibl.: p. 189-192. - This book is enlivened with numerous illustrations, many of them selected from the collections of Paris' Museum of Mankind (Musée de l'Homme) and previously unpublished. - Contents: As Indian Moors obey their Spanish Lords / Michael Barry; The first encounters with the Americans / Daniel Lévine; The Aztecs / Eduardo Matos Moctezuma; The Incas / Jean-François Bouchard; Chronicle of an encounter in the land of America / Anne Vitart; American curiosities / Anne Vitart; The conversion of the Indians / Christian Duverger; Colonial America, a land of synthesis / Georges Baudot; Indian North America / Philippe Jacquin; America: continent of miscegenation / Ricardo Avila Palafox; From encounter to utopia / Miguel León-Portilla; America an the English Renaissance / Michael Barry.

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