Explorers of the American East: Mapping the World through Primary Documents

by
Kelly K. Chavesauthor
Oliver C. Waltonauthor
Explorers of the American East: Mapping the World through Primary Documents

20181231

ABC-CLIO

Pages 372
Topics Geography and World Cultures

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Explorers of the American East: Mapping the World through Primary Documents

Author(s): Chaves, Kelly; Walton, Oliver;
Contributors: Chaves, Kelly; Walton, Oliver;
Abstract:

Focusing on ten key figures whose careers illuminate the history of the European exploration of North America, this book presents compelling first-person narratives that bring to life the challenges of historical scholarship in the academic classroom.


• Helps to develop readers' critical thinking abilities by presenting them with a range of historical voices and historical problems relating to key episodes in the European exploration of America

• Provides insights into the explorers' encounters with North America and its native inhabitants, placing them into the contexts of the political cultures and structures of the European nations and indigenous North American societies

• Contains some 100 primary source documents that include ledgers, travel accounts, autobiographies, official reports, memoirs, logbooks, patents, letters, articles of agreement, and corporate minutes

• Brings a rich analytical approach to a wide range of primary sources that illustrate the careers of 10 explorers through the combined expertise of an American colonialist historian and a British maritime historian

SortTitle: explorers of the american east: mapping the world through primary documents
Keyword(s): Geography and World Cultures
Author Info:
Kelly K. Chavesauthor
Oliver C. Waltonauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440839313
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440839306
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 372
Publication Date: 20181231
Series: Mapping the World through Primary Documents