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ERIC Number: EJ445372
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
The Columbus Controversy: A Historian Walks through the Battlefield of Ideas.
Thernstrom, Stephan
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v16 n1 p24,28-33 Spr 1992
Reviews controversies concerning celebrating the 500th anniversary of Columbus' landing in America. Summarizes historians' perspectives concerning that event, including the following: (1) who was first; (2) discovery or invasion; (3) native population numbers; (4) how so few conquered so many; (5) Columbus and slavery; and (6) Columbus and "ecocide." (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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