William & Mary Quarterly
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3d ser., 49, no. 2 (April 1992)
Taking Possession and Reading Texts:
Establishing the Authority of Overseas Empires
The Discursive Encounter of Spain and America:
The Authority of Eyewitness Testimony in the Writing of History
Patterns in Early Spanish Overseas Expansion
John E. Kicza
Christopher Columbus and His Enterprise to the Indies:
Scholarship of the Last Quarter Century
Columbus and the North: England, Iceland, and Ireland
David B. Quinn
The Indian Population of North America in 1492
John D. Daniels
The New Alliance of History and Archaeology in the
Eastern Spanish Borderlands
Columbian Encounters: Beyond 1992
Reviews of Books
“An Academic Columbian Exchange: Literature and History,” an essay review of Greenblatt,
Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World, and Representations, Number 33
(1991). By Alden T. Vaughan and Virginia Mason Vaughan 362
Fernández-Armesto, Columbus. By Paul E. Hoffman 372
Taviani, Columbus: The Great Adventure. His Life, His Times, and His Voyages. By Paul E.
Wilford, The Mysterious History of Columbus: An Exploration of the Man, the Myth, the
Legacy. By Pauline Moffitt Watts 374
Henige, In Search of Columbus: The Sources for the First Voyage. By Oliver Dunn 376
West and Kling, The Libro de las profecías of Christopher Columbus. An en face Edition. By
David Henige 379
Russell, Inventing the Flat Earth: Columbus and Modern Historians. By J. B. Harley 381
Cheyfitz, The Poetics of Imperialism: Translation and Colonization from The Tempest to
Tarzan. By Robert M. Bliss 382
Sale, The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy. By William
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration, ed. Levenson. By Sheila Ffolliott 387
Seeds of Change: A Quincentennial Commemoration, ed. Viola and Margolis. By Robert D.
Nebenzahl, Atlas of Columbus and The Great Discoveries. By Matthew H. Edney 395
Harley, Maps and the Columbian Encounter: An Interpretive Guide to the Travelling Exhibition.
By Matthew H. Edney 395
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