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The career and legend of Vasco da Gama

Author: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life and career of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama focusing on a blend of the facts and legends around him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Vasco da Gama; Vasco de Gama; Vasco da Gama
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
ISBN: 0521470722 9780521470728
OCLC Number: 34990029
Description: xxiii, 400 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Overture: bones of contention --
The heritage of Santiago --
To Calicut and back --
The attempt to consolidate --
The wilderness years --
A career culminates --
Finale: the judgements of posterity --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Sanjay Subrahmanyam.
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Presents the life and career of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama focusing on a blend of the facts and legends around him.

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