Reading List for Interpreters

Reading List for Interpreters

Cabrillo National Monument

Kelsey, Harry. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. Huntington Library Press, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, 1998. ISBN 0-87328-176-4

(Note: This is currently the definitive work on JRC and his voyage)

Perez-Malla. Philips, Carla Rahn (trans). Spain’s Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Diaz del Castillo, Bernal. The Conquest of New Spain. Penguin Classics, J.M. Cohen (trans.) (6th printing, 1973). Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-044123-9 (Note: There are a number of translations available, but this one is recommended)

Schurz, William L. The Manila Galleon Trade. E.P. Dutton, New York, 1939.

Corn, Charles. The Scents of Eden: A History of the Spice Trade. Kodansha America Inc., New York, 1999.

Jones, Oakah L. Guatemala in the Spanish Colonial Period. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 1994.

Last revised 12-Aug-14