Columbus and the Age of Discovery

Columbus and the Age of Discovery

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
An illustrated companion volume to the PBS series looks at the social, political, and intellectual history of Christopher Columbus, exploring the voyages and present-day repercussions

Book News
A lavishly illustrated (with some 240 color and 96 b&w illustrations, photos, charts, and maps) complement to the PBS documentary of the same name, which, however, stands by itself as a thoughtful contribution to the literature of the Columbus quincentenary drawing upon the knowledge of international experts in fields as diverse as navigation, religion, anthropology, the history of colonialism and trade, agriculture, and epidemiology, to explore the complexities of the Columbus legend. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, c1991
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780688085452
0688085458
Branch Call Number: B COL
Characteristics: xi, 370 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Scheller, William

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