Renaissance ethnography and the invention of the human : new worlds, maps and monsters / Surekha Davies.

Giants, cannibals and other monsters were a regular feature of Renaissance illustrated maps, inhabiting the Americas alongside other indigenous peoples. In a new approach to views of distant peoples, Surekha Davies analyzes this archive alongside prints, costume books and geographical writing. Using...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Davies, Surekha, 1974- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Series:Cambridge social and cultural histories ; 24.
Online Access:CONNECT