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The following readings will provide NEH Summer Scholars background information to help with discussion/presentation during the week.

DAY 2:

  • Wendt, Henry. “Mapping the Pacific Coast: Coronado to Lewis and Clark.” Mains’l Haul 45 (1 & 2 Winter/Spring 2009): 4-9. Click here for pdf.
  • Ashley, Raymond. “California’s Origin Story.” Mains’l Haul 45 (1 & 2 Winter/Spring 2009): 8-21. Click here for pdf.
  • Engstrand, Iris, and Harry Kelsey. “Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo and the Building of the San Salvador.” Mains’l Haul 45 (1 & 2 Winter/Spring 2009): 36-51. Click here for pdf.
  • Dening, Greg. “A Cultural Historian’s Perspective: Beaches.” Mains’l Haul 38 (no. 3, Summer 2002): 4-13. Click here for pdf.
  • Olson, Wallace M. “I can say nothing but great good of these Natives” Encounters between Spaniards and Native Alaskans.” Mains’l Haul 41: 4 & 42: 1 (Fall, Winter, 2006): 66-75. Click here for pdf.

DAY 3:

  • Cassidy, Jim. “The First Mariners of the New World.” Mains’l Haul 44 (3 & 4, Summer/Fall, 2008): 52-59. Click here for pdf.
  • Bankoff, Greg. “Depends Which Way the Winds Blow: The Shape and Pulse of Spain’s Pacific Empire, 1521-1898. Mains’l Haul 41: 4 & 42: 1 (Fall, Winter, 2006): 14-23. Click here for pdf.
  • McCarthy, William J. “The Manila Galleon.” Mains’l Haul 38 (nos. 1 & 2 2002): 4-9. Click here for pdf.
  • Richards, Rhys. “Re-Viewing Early American Trade with China, 1784-1833.” Mains’l Haul 39 (no. 2, Spring 2003): 14-19. Click here for pdf.

DAY 4:

  • Sheehan, Kevin. “Enlightened Voyages.” Mains’l Haul 45 (1 & 2 Winter/Spring 2009): 10-28. Click here for pdf.
  • Allen, Mark. “So Extended and Painful a Voyage.” Mains’l Haul 36 (no. 1, Winter 2000): 4-13. Click here for pdf.
  • Williams, Jack. “Alta California and Spanish Naval Strategy in the Pacific.” Mains’l Haul 45 (1 & 2 Winter/Spring 2009): 58-73. Click here for pdf.

DAY 5:

  • Porrua, Enrique. “Malaspina in the Pacific: Spanish Scientific Exploration in the Age of Reason.” Mains’l Haul 36 (no. 1, Winter 2000): 38-47. Click here for pdf.
  • Tovell, Freeman. “Planning for Discovery: The Career of Bodega y Quadra.” Mains’l Haul 36 (no. 1, Winter 2000): 23-37. Click here for pdf.

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• Application cover sheet
• Eligibility criteria
• Principles of Civility

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