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Title(s):

European visions : American voices / edited by Kim Sloan.

Published/Created:
London : British Museum, c2009.
Physical Description:
viii, 142 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.W578 E9 2008 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Notes:
Papers from a conference that corresponded to the exhibition "A new world: England's first view of America", held at the British Museum from March 15 to June 17, 2007.
Includes erratum slip.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also available online.
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Congresses.
Indians in art -- Congresses.
North America -- In art -- Congresses.
White, John, active 1585-1593 -- Congresses.
Contributors:
Sloan, Kim.
British Museum.
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  • Introduction / Kim Sloan
  • Roanoke's Achievement / Karen Kupperman
  • Economic and Cultural Contexts Introduction and Summary / Peter Mason
  • Thomas Harriot's Brief and True Report: Knowledge-Making and the Roanoke Voyage / Stephen Clucas
  • 'Counterfeited According to the Truth': John White, Lucas de Heere, and the Truth in Clothing / Michael Gaudio
  • Truth and Artifice in the Visualization of Native Peoples: from the Time of John White to the Beginning of the 18th Century / Stephanie Pratt
  • Nature and Natural History Introduction and Summary / Florike Egmond
  • Elizabethan London's Naturalists and the Work of John White / Deborah Harkness
  • Don't Eat, Don't Touch: Native Americans, European Newcomers and Dangerous Plants of North America / Karen Reeds
  • New Visions of a New World Introduction and Summary / Kim Sloan
  • Conservation of John White's Watercolours / Alice Rugheimer
  • Analysis of John White's Pigments / Janet Ambers, Duncan Hook and Antony Simpson
  • John White's Materials and Techniques / Timea Tallian
  • 'A Kind of Gentle Painting': Limning in 16th-Century England / Katherine Coombs
  • Through an Artist's Eye: Observations on Aspects of Copying in Two Groups of Work by John White, c. 1585-90 / Sally Birch
  • American History Introduction and Summary / Peter C. Mancall
  • Lost Colonists and Lost Tribes / Michael Leroy Oberg
  • John White and British Antiquity: Savage Origins in the Context of Tudor Historiography / Sam Smiles
  • Serialised Virginia: the Representational Format for Comparative Ethnology, c. 1600 / Ernst van den Boogaart
  • Texts, Images and the Perception of 'Savages' in early Modern Europe: What we can Learn from White and Harriot / Joan-Pau Rubiés
  • Past, Present, and Future: Exploring and Restoring Native Perspectives in the Chesapeake / Audrey Horning.