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Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World, 1492-1640
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521497574, Paperback)This work of comparative history explores the array of ceremonies that the English, the Spanish, the French, the Portuguese and the Dutch performed to enact their taking possession of the New World. The book develops the historic cultural contexts of these ceremonies, and tackles the implications of these histories for contemporary nation-states of the post-colonial era.
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