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Description - Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World, 1492-1640 by Patricia Seed

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521497572
ISBN-10: 0521497574
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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