European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

This database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration, portrayals of Native American peoples, and other works produced in Europe that make some mention of the discovery and emerging awareness of the Americas

The database is derived from the seminal reference work, European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, commonly known as the Alden-Landis Bibliography (after the co-editors John Alden and Dennis Landis).

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