Book ID: CBB000064589

Implicit understandings: Observing, reporting, and reflecting on the encounters between Europeans and other peoples in the early modern era (1994)


Schwartz, Stuart B. (Editor)

Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 1994
Physical Details: xv + 637 pp.; illus.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Schwartz, Stuart B.: Introduction. Phillips, Seymour: The outer world of the European Middle Ages. Friedman, John B.: Cultural conflicts in medieval world maps. Ladero Quesada, Miguel Angel: Spain, circa 1492: Social values and structures. Eduardo Aznar Vallejo: The conquests of the Canary Islands. Hulme, Peter: Tales of distinction: European ethnography and the Caribbean. Morgan, David: Persian perceptions of Mongols and Europeans. Lockhart, James: Sightings: Initial Nahua reactions to Spanish culture. WYATT MacGAFFEY: Dialogues of the deaf: Europeans on the Atlantic coast of Africa. Reid, Anthony: Early Southeast Asian categorizations of Europeans. De Silva, Chandra Richard: Beyond the Cape: The Portuguese encounter with the peoples of South Asia. Toby, Ronald P.: The “Indianness” of Iberia and changing Japanese iconographies of Other. Helms, Mary W.: Essay on objects: Interpretations of distance made tangible. Adorno, Rolena: The indigenous ethnographer: The “indio ladino” as historian and cultural mediation. Peterson, Willard J.: What to wear? Observation and participation by Jesuit missionaries in late Ming society. Waltner, Ann: Demerits and deadly sins: Jesuit moral tracts in late Ming China. Dening, Greg: The theatricality of observing and being observed: Eighteenth-century Europe “discovers” the ? century “Pacific”. Wood, Peter H.: North America in the era of Captain Cook: Three glimpses of Indian-European contact in age of the American Revolution. Bell, Diane: An accidental Australian tourist: Or a feminist anthropologist at sea and on land. Boon, James A.: Circumscribing circumcision/uncircumcision: An essay amid the history of difficult description.

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