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The impact of the New World on the old

Primary Source
Come with an example of the way in which the discovery of the New World impacted upon Europe.

Core readings
Elliott, J.H., The Old World and the New, 1492-1650 (Cambridge, 1970), chapter 1, uncertain impact, pp. 1-27. Ebook available

Flores, J., Distant Wonders: The Strange and the Marvelous between Mughal India and Habsburg Iberia in the Early Seventeenth Century, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 49, No. 3 (Jul., 2007), pp. 553-581
Keen, B., The Aztec Image in Western Thought (Rutgers, 1971), Chapter, The Baroque view of the Aztecs, pp. 173-216.

Rubies, Joan-Pau, Thr Discovery of New Worlds and Sixteenth Century Philosophy, Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

Further readings
Cañizares-Esguerra, Jorge, How to Write the History of the New World, Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (Stanford, 2001).
Chiappelli, Fredi, First images of America : the impact of the New World on the Old (Berkeley, 1976).
Elliott, J.H., Spain and Its World (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989).
Hanke, Lewis, All mankind is one: a study of the disputation between Bartolomé de Las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda in 1550 on the intellectual and religious capacity of the American Indians (DeKalb Ill, 1994).
Lepore, Jill, Encounters in the New World, A History in Documents (Oxford, 1999).

Key Questions
• What was the impact of the New World on the old?
• How did it change perceptions of other?
• What was the effect on culture / consumption / economy / society?

Historiographical Theme: Colonialism, art and culture