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Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures - 09 edition

Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures (ISBN10: 0521100321; ISBN13: 9780521100328)
ISBN13: 978-0521100328
ISBN10: 0521100321

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521822022
ISBN10: 0521822025

Summary: Ralph Bauer presents a comparative investigation of colonial prose narratives in Spanish and British America from 1542 to
1800. Bauer analyzes narratives of shipwreck, captivity, and travel, as well as imperial and natural histories of the New World in the context of transformative early modern scientific ideologies. He reviews the narrative models promoted by the "New Sciences" during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries within the context of the
geopolitical question of how knowledge can be centrally controlled in outwardly expanding empires.
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Summary: Ralph Bauer presents a comparative investigation of colonial prose narratives in Spanish and British America from 1542 to
1800. Bauer analyzes narratives of shipwreck, captivity, and travel, as well as imperial and natural histories of the New World in the context of transformative early modern scientific ideologies. He reviews the narrative models promoted by the "New Sciences" during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries within the context of the geopolitical question of how knowledge can be centrally controlled in outwardly expanding empires. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 2009
International: No



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