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Implicit Understandings: Observing, Reporting and Reflecting on the Encounters Between Europeans and Other Peoples in the Early Modern Era

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World-wide in scope, this volume brings together the work of twenty historians, anthropologists, and literary scholars who have tried to examine the nature of the encounter between Europeans and the other peoples of the world from roughly 1450 to 1800, the Early Modern era.
Paperback, 656 pages
Published November 6th 2004 by Cambridge University Press (first published November 25th 1994)
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A good collection of essays, some better than others obviously but overall surprisingly readable for an academic text. I only read the chapters that focused on European/Indigenous contact in the Americas, and those were diverse and fascinating.
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Stuart B. Schwartz is Professor of History at Yale University and the former Master of Ezra Stiles College.

He studied at Middlebury College, where he received his undergraduate degree, and the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico. He then went on to study Latin American History at Columbia University where he received his Ph.D. (1968).

He is one of the leading specialists on the History of colonial Latin
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