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The emperor's giraffe and other stories of cultures in contact
AuthorWilson, Samuel Meredith, 1957-
Pub. LocationBoulder, COPublisherWestview Press
Date1999Phys. Desc.xii, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberGN366.W56 1999
The emperor's giraffe and other stories of cultures in contact / Samuel M. Wilson.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Columbus Quartet. Columbus, My Enemy. The Admiral and the Chief. Columbus's Competition. Columbus's Comeuppance -- Contrast and Coincidence in the Americas. White Legends and Lost Tribes. The Gardeners of Eden. Death and Taxes. Pandora's Bite. The Matter of Smallpox. "That Unmanned, Wild Countrey" Garcilaso de la Vega, El Inca. Pilgrim's Paradox -- Encountering the European World. The Emperor's Giraffe. Coffee, Tea, or Opium? Tripitaka's Journey to the West. Vikings and Eskimos. Disney Dissonance -- Caribbean Connections. Saint George and Juncanoo. Caribbean Diasporas. Cricket and Colonialism -- The Cultural Richness of the World. Reburying Hatchets. A Texas Powwow. Trickster Treats.

Subject(s)Acculturation
Culture diffusion
East and West
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17197
ISBN081333585X ; 9780813335858LCCN98055918OCLC40567393