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De Lamar Jensen, ed.
The Expansion of Europe: Motives, Methods, and Meanings.
Published Boston: D. C. Heath & Co., 1967.
Series: Problems in European Civilization.
[No ISBN].
Binding: paperback, perfect bound.
Printed in the USA.
Size: 161x233x9mm.
Page count: xiv,123pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition poor to fair: covers battered and creased; paper very yellowed with age; the top edge has been trimmed badly, resulting in some ripping to several of the page tops - on at least three sheets there are rips extending down into the text; the spine is not heavily creased, and the text appears to be free of marking.


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Weight without packaging: 213g.

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Contents:
Toynbee, Stimulus & response;
Gilmore, Creative surge of Latin Christendom;
Mattingly, Lure of Prester John;
O'Gorman, Invention of America;
Bataillon, O'Gorman's "idea" of the discovery;
Arciniegas, Vespucci & the New World;
Washburn, Meaning of "discovery" in the 15th & 16th centuries;
Quinn, English discovery of America;
Las Casas, Destruction of the Indies;
Motolinía, Letter to the Emperor Charles V;
Pidal, Las Casas & the Black Legend;
Hanke, Pidal versus Las Casas;
Madariaga, The Mita & Indian enslavement;
Hanke, Spanish struggle for justice;
Zavala, America & the wider world;
Webb, The great frontier;
Barraclough, Europe & the wider world.

Notes: final essay has notes at foot of page, otherwise no
Tables: no
Illustrations: no
Maps & plans: no
Genealogies: no
Chronology: no
Glossary: no
Bibliography: 7pp
Index: no

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See also | Exploration & travel | Americas |

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