Cannibal Encounters by Philip P. Boucher
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Cannibal Encounters
By Philip P. Boucher

Cannibal Encounters

Europeans and Island Caribs, 1492-1763

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Cannibal Encounters by Philip P. Boucher

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  • Winner of French Colonial Historical Society Alf Andrew Heggoy Book Prize 1993.

Book Description

Philip Boucher analyzes the images-and the realities-of European relations with the people known as Island Caribs during the first three centuries after Columbus. Based on literary sources, travelers' observations, and missionary accounts, as well as on French and English colonial archives and administrative correspondence, Cannibal Encounters offers a vivid portrait of a troubled chapter in the history of European-Amerindian relations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801890994
ISBN-10: 0801890993
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip P. Boucher

Philip P. Boucher is Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and author of France and the American Tropics to 1700: Tropics of Discontent? also published by Johns Hopkins.

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