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Conquest of the Americas (The Great Courses, 888, DVD)

by Marshall C. Eakin

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Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2002. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in two Fine original cases along with a Fine 112-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting.

Professor Marshall C. Eakin of Vanderbilt University delivers twenty-four lectures examining both the unity and diversity in the early history of the Americas. He discusses how Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas in 1492 created a collision between three distinct peoples and cultures, European, African, and Native-American, and gave birth to the distinctive identity of the Americas today.

Contents: lecture 1. Three peoples collide ; lecture 2. The Native Americans ; lecture 3. Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas ; lecture 4. Europeans and Africans ; lecture 5. European overseas expansion ; lecture 6. Christopher Columbus, path to conquest ; lecture 7. Stepping stones, the conquest of the Caribbean ; lecture 8. The rise of Hernan Cortes ; lecture 9. The fall of Montezuma ; lecture 10. Conquistadors and Incas ; lecture 11. The frontiers of empire ; lecture 12. Portuguese Brazil, the King's plantation ; lecture 13. The Atlantic slave trade ; lecture 14. Haciendas and plantations ; lecture 15. American silver and Spanish galleons ; lecture 16. The sword and the cross ; lecture 17. New peoples, new religions ; lecture 18. Late arrivals, the English in North America ; lecture 19. Conquest by dispossession ; lecture 20. Late arrivals, the French in the Americas ; lecture 21. Pirates of the Caribbean ; lecture 22. Clash of cultures, victors and vanquished ; lecture 23. The rise of "American" identities ; lecture 24. The Americas, collisions and convergence.

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Title
Conquest of the Americas (The Great Courses, 888, DVD)
Author
Marshall C. Eakin
Format/binding
DVD
Book condition
Used - Fine
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Fine
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ISBN 10
1565857305
ISBN 13
9781565857308
Publisher
The Teaching Company
Place of Publication
Chantilly, VA
Date published
2002
Keywords
Great Courses, Teaching Company, audiobook, audio book, history, conquest, discovery, exploration, explorers, America, Americas
Bookseller catalogs
History; The Great Courses / The Teaching Company; Britain;
Size
8vo

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