The Conquest of Paradise
Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy

Sale, Kirkpatrick
Publisher:  Plume, New York
Year Published:  1991   First Published:  1990
Pages:  464pp   ISBN:  978-0452266698
Dewey:  970.01/5
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15870

Dispels the myths surrounding the journey of Christopher Columbus, with new translations of historical documents that reveal the European motivations for exploration. Demonstrates how European practices of environmental exploitation transformed the New World and all but destroyed the native cultures.