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Author Myers, Kathleen Ann.

Title Fernández de Oviedo's chronicle of America : a new history for a New World / Kathleen Ann Myers ; translations by Nina M. Scott
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 324 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles
Contents New World, new history and the writing of America -- Between two worlds : the life and writings of Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes -- A reader's guide to a New World history -- The historian as actor and autobiographer : Tierra Firme 1514 -- Eyewitness to America's wonders : illustrating a natural history of the Indies -- Amazon women and New World realities : documenting an expanding world -- Cortes and the conquest of Mexico : truth and multiple testimonies -- Native Americans in Oviedo's History -- Conclusions -- Appendix A. Chronology of Fernández de Oviedo's life and works -- Appendix B. Map of Hispaniola and Tierra Firme, ca. 1540 -- Appendix C. Translations of passages from Fernández de Oviedo's Historia general y natural de las Indias
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-313) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557. Historia general y natural de las Indias.
Explorers -- America -- Biography.
Explorers -- Spain -- Biography.
Historians -- America -- Biography.
Historians -- Spain -- Biography.
Americas -- Early accounts to 1600.
Americas -- Discovery and exploration -- Biography.
Americas -- Discovery and exploration -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557. Historia general y natural de las Indias. Selections. English.
Scott, Nina M.
LC no. 2007021076
ISBN 0292795025 (electronic bk.)
9780292795020 (electronic bk.)