Additional Resources for Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

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Alfred W Crosby, in Ecological Imperialism- The Biological Expansion of Europe, 9001900, Cambridge University Press, 1986

Crosby documents the ecological history of colonialist expansion He details how epidemics destroyed incredible numbers of people who hitherto had no exposure to certain diseases. He also describes how animals and fauna of the Old World establish themselves in the New World, such as the practice of leaving goats on islands while exploring in order to have a source of European-style food

Peter Earle, The World of Defoe, Atheneum, 1977 Earle examines Defoe's view of the world as well as social relations in the England of the eighteenth century.

Maximilian E Novak, Defoe and the Nature of Man, Oxford University Press, 1963.

Drawing on the authors contemporary with Defoe as well as Defoe's other writings, Novak provides a thematic analysis of Defoe's fiction

John J Richetti, Popular Fiction Before Richardson Clarendon Press, 1969.

Richetti traces the...

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