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When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley presents the first complete English translation of one of the most vivid early European accounts of life in the New World.

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Janet Whatley is Professor of French at the University of Vermont.

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ISBN:
9780520082748
Translator:
Whatley, Janet
Translator:
Whartley, Janet
Translator:
Whatley, Janet
Author:
Whatley, Janet
Author:
De Lery, Jean
Author:
Jean De Lery
Author:
Whartley, Janet
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
America
Subject:
South American
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Latin American Literature and Culture
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
19930331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
266
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 17 oz

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