Image of the Day – Columbus’s Arrival in the Americas

Since yesterday’s image was of Cabral’s “discovery” of Brazil, it only seems fair to offer one of the many hagiographic portrayals of Columbus’s “discovery” of lands in the western hemisphere today.

One of the many romanticized portrayals of Christopher Columbus' "discovery"


About Colin M. Snider

I have a Ph.D. in history, specializing in Latin American History and Comparative Indigenous History. My dissertation focused on Brazil. Beyond Latin America generally, I'm particularly interested in class identities, military politics, human rights, labor, education, music, and nation. I can be found on Twitter at @ColinMSnider.
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