The voyages of Christopher Columbus

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .

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About the Edition

Describes the four voyages of Columbus to the New World and his activities there.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementJohn D. Clare, editor.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesLiving history, Living history (San Diego, Calif.)
ContributionsClare, John D., 1952-
LC ClassificationsE118 .V69 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1576152M
ISBN 100152005072
LC Control Number91075998

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Samuel Eliot Morison of Harvard University. I did find myself reading through Dr. Morison's book on Columbus easier than Bergreen's new book on Columbus. by: 2. Ina Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus encountered the Americas, continents which were virtually unknown in Europe, Asia and Africa and were outside the Old World political and economic system.

The four voyages of Columbus began the Spanish colonization of the,Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón, (born between August 26 and October 31?,Genoa [Italy]—died May 20,Valladolid, Spain), master navigator and admiral whose four transatlantic voyages (–93, –96, –, and –04) opened the way for European exploration, exploitation, and colonization of the Americas.

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LIST OF MAPS The Four Voyages The First Voyage. Modern views of Columbus are overshadowed by guilt about past conquests. Credit for discovering the New World, we are told, belongs to its original inhabitants rather than any European, and Columbus gave those inhabitants nothing apart from death, disease and destruction/5.

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