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Cannibalism In A Cultural Context: Cartographic Imagery And Iconography Of The New World Indigenous Peoples During The Age Of Discovery

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Cannibalism In A Cultural Context: Cartographic Imagery And Iconography Of The New World Indigenous Peoples During The Age Of Discovery

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dc.contributor.author Chambers, Cynthia Ann en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-08-23T01:56:08Z
dc.date.available 2007-08-23T01:56:08Z
dc.date.issued 2007-08-23T01:56:08Z
dc.date.submitted November 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-1507 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/129
dc.description.abstract This dissertation seeks to explore the imagery of the indigenous peoples as cannibals on the fifteenth-century cartography of the New World. This imagery represented the Amerindians of the South American interior on maps and in the minds of Europeans who relied on accounts and illustrations to inform them about the New World. The geographic specificity of cannibal imagery on New World cartography reflected the accounts by voyagers who returned from their transatlantic journey. While many of the cartographers never left the European countries of their origin, their work often encompassed both the littoral boundaries and the cultural differences that defined the New World for the Old World. This cartography provides present day scholars and historians with an additional resource for studying fifteenth-century Europeans and their understanding of the New World. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Reinhartz, Dennis en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher History en_US
dc.title Cannibalism In A Cultural Context: Cartographic Imagery And Iconography Of The New World Indigenous Peoples During The Age Of Discovery en_US
dc.type Ph.D. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Reinhartz, Dennis en_US
dc.degree.department History en_US
dc.degree.discipline History en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level doctoral en_US
dc.degree.name Ph.D. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink https://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=1543
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