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Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America

Author: Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life and times of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure adventurer, salesman, sorcerer, and relentless borrower of others' experiences and achievements who gave his name to the continents of the New World.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.
Amerigo.
New York : Random House, ©2007
(DLC) 2006051739
(OCoLC)74029449
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felipe Fernández-Armesto
ISBN: 1299026001 9781299026001 9780307512550 030751255X
OCLC Number: 608082366
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 231 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The sorcerer's apprenticeship --
The prospect from exile --
The stargazer at sea --
The spellbinder's books --
Prospero prefigured --
The conjurer's stage.
Responsibility: Felipe Fernández-Armesto.

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Chronicles the life and times of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure adventurer, salesman, sorcerer, and relentless borrower of others' experiences and achievements who gave his name to the continents of the New World.

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