While some historians argue that Christopher Columbus's arrival in North America marked the beginning of one of the world's greatest civilizations, others claim that the appearance of European explorers in the new world set in motion a cultural genocide unparalleled in human history. Authors in this volume discuss the exploration and colonization of America up to 1607.
"A collection of articles on various topics of importance that occurred in the past decade. The articles are well documented, with introductions that help capsulize the events. Students will find the chronology helpful, as well as the listing of further resources."
-- School Library Journal (March 2003)
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