Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Alexander, Michael, ed.  Discovering the New World, Based on the Works of  Theodore de Bry.   New York: Harper & Row, 1976.   (not at Lehigh)

Ammerman, David L., and Philip D. Morgan.  Books About Early America: 2001 Titles.      Williamsburg: Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1989.    (973.016 A518b ref)

Bercht, Fatima, et al.  Taino: Pre-Columbian Art and Culture from the Caribbean.  New York: Monacelli, 1997.  (not at Lehigh)

Bucher, Bernadette.  Icon and Conquest: A Structural Analysis of the Illustrations of de Bry's Great Voyages.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1981.   (not at Lehigh)

Chiappelli, Fredi, ed.  First Images of America: The Impact of the New World on the Old.    Berkeley: U of California P, 1976.   (970.01 F5272)

Clancy, Flora, et al.  Maya: Treasures of an Ancient Civilization.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985.   (709.7281 M467)

Coe, Ralph T.  Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.  London:  Arts Council of Great Britain, 1976.   (709.73 C672s)

Conley, Tom.  "De Bry's Las Casas."  Amerindian Images and the Legacy of Columbus.  Ed.  Rene Jara and Nicholas Spadaccini.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1992.  103-31.    (970.015 A512)

Craven, Wayne.  American Art: History and Culture.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1994.   (709.73 C898a)

---.  Colonial American Portraiture: The Economic, Religious, Social, Philosophical, Scientific, and Aesthetic Foundations.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1986.   (not at Lehigh)

Diaz, Gisele, and Alan Rodgers.  The Codex Borgia.  New York: Dover, 1993.  (not at Lehigh)

Doggett, Rachel, ed.  New World of Wonders: European Images of the Americas, 1492-1700.  Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1992.   (973.1 N532)

Emmerich, Andre.  Art Before Columbus.  New York:  Simon and Schuster, 1963.  (not at Lehigh)

Flexner, James T.  American Painting: The Light of Distant Skies, 1760-1835.  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1954.   (not at Lehigh)

Gruzinski, Serge.  Painting the Conquest: The  Mexican Indians and the European Renaissance.  Paris: Flammarion, 1992.  (745.67 G993a)

Honour, Hugh.  The New Golden Land: European Images of America from the Discoveries to the Present Time.  New York: Pantheon, 1975.   (709.4 H774n)

Hulton, Paul.  America 1585: The Complete Drawings of John White.  Chapel Hill: U of North  Carolina P, 1984.   (741.973 W585zh)

Moffitt, John F., and Santiago Sebastian.  O Brave New People: The European Invention of the  American Indian.  Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1996.    (973.1 M695o)

Lacey, Barbara E.  "Visual Images of Blacks in Early American Imprints."  William and Mary  Quarterly 53.1 (1996): 137-80.   (973.05 W728)

Lorant, Stefan, ed.  The New World: The First Pictures of America Made by John White and Jacques Le Moyne and Engraved by Theodore De Bry.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1946.   (973.08 L865n)

McElroy, Guy C.  Facing History: The Black Image in American Art, 1710-1940.  San   Francisco: Bedford Arts, 1990.   (704.9499 M141f )

Montgomery, Charles F., and Patricia E. Kane.  American Art, 1750-1800: Towards   Independence.  Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976.   (709.73 A512)

Nygren, Edward J., and Bruce Robertson.  Views and Visions: American Landscape before 1830.   Washington: Corcoran Gallery, 1986.   (not at Lehigh)

Parry, Ellwood.  The Image of the Indian and the Black Man in American Art, 1590-1900.  New  York: Braziller, 1974.   (709.73 P264i )

Saunders, Richard H., and Ellen G. Miles.  American Colonial Portraits: 1700-1776.    Washington: Smithsonian, 1987.   (not at Lehigh)

Schele, Linda, and Mary Ellen Miller.  The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art.  New York: Braziller, 1986.  (709.7281 S322b)

Stierlin, Henri.  Art of the Maya: From the Olmecs to the Toltec-Maya.  New York: Rizzoli, 1981.  (709.72 S855a,e)

Truettner, William H., ed.  The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820- 1920.  Washington: Smithsonian, 1991.   (978.02 W516)

return to contents page