This symposium, conducted December 5-6, 2013, will focus on the significance of East Asian interaction with the Americas to the cultural, political, and economic development of American societies from the 16th through the 19th centuries.
David Ransome, past editor of the Ferrar Papers at Magdalene College,Cambridge, opens an exciting scholarly discourse on the findings of Janice Neri and Danielle Skeehan in a book at the JCB. Read his rebuttal here.
Created for thethe newly acquired knowledge of the “new world” was made accessible to children.
The Library’s newest exhibition focuses on the visual imagery of sugar in the Americas, examining how this sweet, powerful, and often destructive commodity was depicted in books, single sheet prints, and maps that are in the collection of the John Carter Brown Library.