European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.

The database is derived from the reference work European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, a six-volume bibliography of works produced in Europe that make some mention of the discovery and emerging awareness of the Americas. The original bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, Curator of European Books at the John Carter Brown Library.

Subjects and themes addessed in the bibliography include:

(Source: Provider Web Site)

Dates Covered: 1493-1750
Update Frequency: Not listed.
Producer: John Carter Brown Library and Ebsco Publishing, Inc.
Provider: Ebsco Publishing Inc.
Format: Web site
Access: Available from off campus to current ETSU students, faculty, and staff.