ERIC Number: ED380311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Columbus Quincentennial: A Sourcebook.
Bill, Willard, Comp.; And Others
This document provides interpretive and bibliographical information concerning Christopher Columbus and his voyages to the New World. Following a preface, Part A of the sourcebook presents four authors'"Introductory Perspectives" on the meaning of Columbus' contacts with the Americas. Part B consists of resources on: (1) "Europe and the Americas in the 15th and 16th Centuries"; (2) "Columbus, His Voyages, and Other Early Explorations"; (3) "Impacts on Europe and the World"; (4) "Impacts on the Western Hemisphere"; ;(5) "Ecological and Agricultural Impacts"; (6) "Slavery"; (7) "Indians of North America"; (8) "Indians in Washington and the Impact of Treaty Making"; (9) "Historiography of Columbus"; (10) "Other References and Directories"; and (11) "Major Quincentennial Events in Washington." Appendices provide notes about the sourcebook's contributors and an index of authors and editors. (SG)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Culture Conflict, Culture Contact, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Resource Materials, Seafarers, Slavery, Western Civilization, World History
Evergreen State College Bookstore, Olympia, WA 98505 ($6).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education.