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Encounters with the Americas

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PAPERBACK

$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780873658157

Publication Date: 06/08/1995

Short

96 pages

32 color illustrations, 43 halftones

Peabody Museum Press

World, subsidiary rights restricted

Historic black-and-white photographs and striking color images of archaeological and ethnographic objects enhance this introduction to one of the world’s most significant Central and South American anthropological collection. Encounters with the Americas also places the museum in a living context through first-person accounts of sixteenth-century contact between Europeans and Aztec and Maya peoples and post-Columbian encounters of Native peoples with explores and anthropologists.

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