An Account of the Antiquities of the Indians: A New Edition, with an Introductory Study, Notes, and Appendices by Jose Juan Arrom
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BeschreibungThe first book written in the Americas in a European language, giving Pane's fifteenth-century account of the native inhabitants he encountered during the Spanish conquest of the Antilles.
PortraitFray Ramon Pane, a self-described "poor friar of the Order of Saint Jerome," arrived in Hispaniola with Christopher Columbus in 1494 where he spent the next two years living with and recording the lives of its indigenous inhabitants.Jose Juan Arrom is Professor Emeritus of Latin American Literature at Yale University and the author of numerous books, including "Imaginacion del Nuevo Mundo."
Pressestimmen"[This is a] highly accessible English translation. . . [of] the earliest work dealing exclusively with the indigenous inhabitants of the New World."--Patricia Seed, Rice University
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1999
Seitenanzahl: 104 Seiten