Book Review: On Savage Shores: How Indigenous Americans Discovered Europe

According to reviewer, Olga Akroyd, On Savage Shores was highly respectful and she was impressed of the surgically precise manner in which Pennock dismantles both negative and positive stereotyping associated with the notion of Indigeneity. For a scholar seeking to look beyond the recognisable myths encircling the actual facts, this book is invaluable, as we must move our imaginations from the images shaped by predominantly European minds to truly comprehend the era and ‘a world where “other” peoples were starting to become visible.’ Continue reading