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Columbus : meeting of cultures : proceedings of the symposium held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, October 16-17, 1992 / edited by Mario B. Mignone.

Publication:
Stony Brook, N.Y. : Forum Italicum, 1993.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 113 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Filibrary series ; no. 4
Filibrary series ; no. 4
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Subjects:
Columbus, Christopher -- Congresses.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Congresses.
Contents:
Understanding the Columbian quincentenary as an educational opportunity / Eli Selfman
Introduction / Mario B. Mignone
Columbus bashing: culture wars over the construction of an anti-hero / Marvin Lunenfeld
The tragic ironies of the Columbus story / Anne Paolucci
Crossing the ocean in 1492 / Maristella Lorch
The rights of native peoples: a positive contribution to the Columbian encounter / James Muldoon
The question of Columbus's historical significance / Richard Gambino
Revision of the Columbus myth: is he an historical hero?
The American world Columbus met / Alice Kehoe
Columbus as comic hero / Foster Provost
The conquest of marvel / Sandra Ferdman
Conquistadores and immigrants: linguistic conflicts in the impact with the new world / Antonella Cancellier
Knave or fool? Two demythifying views of Columbus / Pilar V. Rotella
Columbus and our culture wars / Dielal Kadir
Christopher Columbus: untying the myth / Irene Marchegiani Jones and Frank Fata.
Notes:
"Forum Italicum, Columbus supplement."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Mignone, Mario B.
State University of New York at Stony Brook.
OCLC:
28231196