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The tropics of empire : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies

著者: Nicolás Wey Gómez
出版: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
シリーズ: Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
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"Everyone knows that in 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed west across the Atlantic, seeking a new route to the East. Few note, however, that Columbus's intention was also to sail south, to the tropics. In The Tropics of Empire, Nicolas Wey Gomez rewrites the geographical history of the discovery of the Americas, casting it as part of Europe's reawakening to the natural and human resources of the South. Wey Gomez  続きを読む
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ジャンル/形式: History
その他のフォーマット: Online version:
Wey Gómez, Nicolás.
Tropics of empire.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609317953
関連の人物: Christopher Columbus; Albertus, Magnus Saint; Pierre d' Ailly; Bartolomé de las Casas; Cristóbal Colón; Cristoforo Colombo; Pierre d' Ailly; Albertus, Magnus Saint; Bartolomé de las Casas; Christopher Columbus
資料の種類: インターネット資料
ドキュメントの種類: 図書, インターネットリソース
すべての著者/寄与者: Nicolás Wey Gómez
ISBN: 9780262232647 0262232642
OCLC No.: 137222779
物理形態: xxiv, 592 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
コンテンツ: Introduction : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies --
Machina mundi : the moral authority of place in the early transatlantic encounter --
Columbus and the open geography of the ancients --
The meaning of India in pre-Columbian Europe --
From place to colonialism in the Aristotelian tradition --
En la parte del sol : Iberia's invention of the Afro-Indian tropics, 1434-1494 --
Between Cathay and a hot place : reorienting the Asia-America debate --
The tropics of empire in Columbus's Diario.
シリーズタイトル: Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
責任者: Nicolás Wey Gómez.
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A radical revision of the geographical history of the discovery of the Americas that links Columbus's southbound route with colonialism, slavery, and today's divide between the industrialized North  続きを読む

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This work is a significant milestone in the study of Christopher Columbus, his psyche, and the academic pursuit of history in general. -- Clinton R. Long, Fordham University The European Legacy [A] 続きを読む

 
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