Columbus And The Cannibals Summary

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In the article about Columbus and the Cannibals by Hulme, when Columbus arrived in the New World, and was confronted by the people there, but he referred to them as intelligent people who attempted to communicate where there was a large language barrier. His initial journal articles consist of praise for the people while they were looking for gold. However, he constantly referred to them as being different, such as naked like the day they were born, and pointed out many different aspects of them that isolate them as being different from the European explorers that came from a more “civilized” country. As they continued down their journey, they constantly asked about the Great Khan, and the people were Orientals in their eyes. The gold was at

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