The Rediscovery of North America

Front Cover
University Press of Kentucky, Jan 1, 1990 - History - 64 pages
Five hundred years after Columbus' landing in America, the National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams and Crossing Open Ground delivers a devastating assessment of the explorer's legacy and takes the first step toward its redemption.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - anne_fitzgerald - LibraryThing

An assessment of Columbus' legacy while taking the first steps toward its redemption. The author draws a direct line between the atrocities of Spanish conquistadors and the ongoing pillage of our lands and waters. Read full review

Review: Rediscovery of North America

User Review  - Gregory Alan - Goodreads

a must read. one of the best books i've ever read. Read full review

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1990)

Barry Lopez, the author of 13 books, lives in western Oregon.

Bibliographic information