Cultures in Conflict: Encounters Between European and Non-European Cultures, 1492-1800

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Stanford University Press, 1989 - History - 215 pages
Focusing on the cultural encounters between European explorers and non-European peoples, the author reconstructs the experiences of both sides in case studies that span five continents.
 

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Contents

Introduction by Ritchie Robertson
1
Contacts Collisions and Relationships
20
Types of Cultural Encounter
36
The System of Limited Contacts
52
Cultural Collision
70
Missionary Work as a Cultural Relationship
87
Cultural Relationship as Holy Experiment
109
The Controlled Relationship
133
Cultural Contact as a Scientific Challenge
155
Notes
178
Index
211
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