DALA: Digital American Literature Anthology
Edited by Michael O'Conner, Millikin University

Explorers, Invaders and Colonists

Unit Two Overview

Resources for Lecture Building and Extended Study - Copyrighted Materials

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National Humanities Center, Toolbox Library, "Exploration"

Columbus Letter to Santangel

Columbus Letter from the Fourth Voyage

Smith's General History of New England, Virginia, and the Summer Isles

Captain John Smith's General History of New England

John Smith's Description of New England (1616)

First Hand Accounts of Virginia, 1575-1705 from Virtual Jamestown Project

Cabeza De Vaca Biography at PBS

Society of Early Americanists, Teaching Resources

Thomas Hariot, A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia

Google Books: The Journey of Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca

Cabeza de Vaca's Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America (Web site)

Multimedia

American Passages, Unit 2: Exploring Borderlands

America's History in the Making, Unit 2: Mapping Initial Encounters

Electronic Resources in the Public Domain in the USA

Project Gutenberg: The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci by Clements R. Markham

Project Gutenberg: Hakluyt, Richard. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English. 1904.

Project Gutenberg: A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies by Bartolome de las Casas

Project Gutenberg: Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by MacNutt

Project Gutenberg: The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, Volume 2 by Washington Irving. 1828

Project Gutenberg: The Life of Columbus by Edward Everett Hale, 1891

Project Gutenberg: Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery, A Narrative by Filson Young, 1906

Project Gutenberg: The Discovery of America by John Fiske, 1892

Project Gutenberg: Voyages of Samuel De Champlain, Volume 1 by Samuel de Champlain

Project Gutenberg: French Pathfinders in North America by William Henry Johnson, 1905

Project Gutenberg: The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith by E. Boyd Smith, 1906 (children's picture book)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr.Michael O'Conner, Millikin University