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The Resource The tropics of empire : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies, Nicolás Wey Gómez

The tropics of empire : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies, Nicolás Wey Gómez

Label
The tropics of empire : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies
Title
The tropics of empire
Title remainder
why Columbus sailed south to the Indies
Statement of responsibility
Nicolás Wey Gómez
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wey Gómez, Nicolás
Dewey number
980/.013092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E112
LC item number
.W48 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Transformations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Albertus
  • Ailly, Pierre d'
  • Casas, Bartolomé de las
  • America
  • Tropics
  • Geography, Medieval
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Navigation
  • Europe
Label
The tropics of empire : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies, Nicolás Wey Gómez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [535]-568) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies -- Machina mundi : the moral authority of place in the early transatlantic encounter -- Columbus and the open geography of the ancients -- The meaning of India in pre-Columbian Europe -- From place to colonialism in the Aristotelian tradition -- En la parte del sol : Iberia's invention of the Afro-Indian tropics, 1434-1494 -- Between Cathay and a hot place : reorienting the Asia-America debate -- The tropics of empire in Columbus's Diario
Control code
137222779
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 592 pages
Isbn
9780262232647
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007020947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)137222779
Label
The tropics of empire : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies, Nicolás Wey Gómez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [535]-568) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies -- Machina mundi : the moral authority of place in the early transatlantic encounter -- Columbus and the open geography of the ancients -- The meaning of India in pre-Columbian Europe -- From place to colonialism in the Aristotelian tradition -- En la parte del sol : Iberia's invention of the Afro-Indian tropics, 1434-1494 -- Between Cathay and a hot place : reorienting the Asia-America debate -- The tropics of empire in Columbus's Diario
Control code
137222779
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 592 pages
Isbn
9780262232647
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007020947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)137222779

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