European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750


European Views of the Americas is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. The database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.

The authoritative bibliography is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide, and a valuable index for libraries, researchers and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. It was co-developed by John Alden and the Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library, Dennis Landis. The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846, is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities.

Topics covered include:

  • British in America
  • Commerce
  • Discoveries
  • Dutch in America
  • French in America
  • Great Britain—Colonies
  • Jesuits (and other religious orders) in America
  • Pirates
  • Slave Trade
  • And much more.
Coverage Dates: 
pre 1750