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1491The central point of Charles Mann's book, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, was that the native people in North and South America had developed extremely sophisticated culture...
1491Specific themes animate Mann's scholarship in 1491. One such theme is the failure of historical scholarship. Mann challenges the fundamental belief that the indigenous people were "among the most...
1491In this book, Charles Mann is arguing that the societies of the Americas in pre-European contact times were much larger and more sophisticated than we tend to think. He is arguing that the coming...
1491Essentially, the "pristine myth" helped to advance the colonization and control of the new world. In advocating the "pristine myth," it became easier to justify controlling the new world. The myth...
1491*An analysis of the author’s use of primary sources. What evidence does the author use and how does he/she use it?