About European Views of the Americas 1493-1750

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Topics covered include:

  • British in America
  • Commerce
  • Discoveries
  • Dutch in America
  • French in America
  • Great Britian—Colonies
  • Jesuits (and other religious orders) in America
  • Pirates
  • Slave Trade
  • And much more...
Dates of Coverage A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. The database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.
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