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The Resource Christopher Columbus and his legacy : opposing viewpoints, Mary Ellen Jones, book editor

Christopher Columbus and his legacy : opposing viewpoints, Mary Ellen Jones, book editor

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Christopher Columbus and his legacy : opposing viewpoints
Title
Christopher Columbus and his legacy
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Mary Ellen Jones, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Articles present opposing viewpoints on such Columbus-related issues as the motives of the conquistadors, treatment of the Indians, and twentieth-century views of Columbus
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E111
LC item number
.C554 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jones, Mary Ellen
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series Unnumbered
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • America
  • Latin America
  • Indians, Treatment of
Label
Christopher Columbus and his legacy : opposing viewpoints, Mary Ellen Jones, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-299) and index
Contents
  • Columbus was a hero / Samuel Eliot Morison -- Columbus was a pitiable man / Justin Winsor -- Columbus is a Christian hero : a Catholic view in 1892 / Pope Leo XIII -- Columbus's role in Christianity should be reassessed : views from 1992 / Jack Wintz -- The conquistadors' motives were pure / Jean Descola -- The conquistadors were murderers / Bartolomé de las Casas -- The conquistadors fought in self-defense / Bernal Díaz del Castillo -- The conquistadors fought without reason / Miguel Leon-Portilla -- Natural law justifies dispossessing the Indians of their land / Emmerich von Vattel -- Natural law does not justify dispossessing the Indians of their land / Francisco de Vitoria -- White takeover of Indian land : a white's view / Theodore Roosevelt -- White takeover of Indian land : an Indian's view / Chief Joseph -- Indians have an equal claim to the land / John Heckewelder -- Indians are unworthy of keeping their land / Hugh Henry Brackenridge -- Natives of the Americas are noble savages / Michel Eyquem de Montaigne --
  • Natives of the Americas are uncivilized beasts / Cotton Mather -- A white man's view of Indian culture / George Catlin -- An Indian view of Washington, D.C. / Herman J. Viola -- Whites and Indians cannot live side by side / Lewis Cass -- Whites and Indians must learn to live side by side / Nelson A. Miles -- Indians must be educated to adopt civilized ways / T.J. Morgan -- Indians already have civilized cultures / Benjamin Franklin -- Indians should be Christianized / Abraham Steiner -- Indians wish to keep their own religion / Charles Alexander Eastman -- A white man learns about Indian culture / James Smith -- An Indian learns about white culture / Luther Standing Bear -- Modern attacks on Columbus are unwarranted / Mark Falcoff -- Modern attacks on Columbus are justified / Suzan Shown Harjo, interviewed by Barbara Miner & Michael Dorris --History should continue to acknowledge Columbus as a discoverer / Reed Irvine, Joe Goulden -- History should acknowledge Columbus as a ruthless exploiter / Manning Marable
Control code
26395805
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780899081717
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
92018160 /AC
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Christopher Columbus and his legacy : opposing viewpoints, Mary Ellen Jones, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-299) and index
Contents
  • Columbus was a hero / Samuel Eliot Morison -- Columbus was a pitiable man / Justin Winsor -- Columbus is a Christian hero : a Catholic view in 1892 / Pope Leo XIII -- Columbus's role in Christianity should be reassessed : views from 1992 / Jack Wintz -- The conquistadors' motives were pure / Jean Descola -- The conquistadors were murderers / Bartolomé de las Casas -- The conquistadors fought in self-defense / Bernal Díaz del Castillo -- The conquistadors fought without reason / Miguel Leon-Portilla -- Natural law justifies dispossessing the Indians of their land / Emmerich von Vattel -- Natural law does not justify dispossessing the Indians of their land / Francisco de Vitoria -- White takeover of Indian land : a white's view / Theodore Roosevelt -- White takeover of Indian land : an Indian's view / Chief Joseph -- Indians have an equal claim to the land / John Heckewelder -- Indians are unworthy of keeping their land / Hugh Henry Brackenridge -- Natives of the Americas are noble savages / Michel Eyquem de Montaigne --
  • Natives of the Americas are uncivilized beasts / Cotton Mather -- A white man's view of Indian culture / George Catlin -- An Indian view of Washington, D.C. / Herman J. Viola -- Whites and Indians cannot live side by side / Lewis Cass -- Whites and Indians must learn to live side by side / Nelson A. Miles -- Indians must be educated to adopt civilized ways / T.J. Morgan -- Indians already have civilized cultures / Benjamin Franklin -- Indians should be Christianized / Abraham Steiner -- Indians wish to keep their own religion / Charles Alexander Eastman -- A white man learns about Indian culture / James Smith -- An Indian learns about white culture / Luther Standing Bear -- Modern attacks on Columbus are unwarranted / Mark Falcoff -- Modern attacks on Columbus are justified / Suzan Shown Harjo, interviewed by Barbara Miner & Michael Dorris --History should continue to acknowledge Columbus as a discoverer / Reed Irvine, Joe Goulden -- History should acknowledge Columbus as a ruthless exploiter / Manning Marable
Control code
26395805
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780899081717
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
92018160 /AC
Other physical details
ill.

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