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Christopher Columbus

Author: Fredric MarchFlorence EldridgeFrancis L SullivanNora SwinburneJames Robertson JusticeAll authors
Publisher: Charlotte, N.C. : United American Video Corp., ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the story of the explorer who discovered the New World, ushering in an era of profound change. Illustrates Columbus' struggle to find financial support for his explorations, eventually gaining the backing of Queen Isabella of Spain. Examines the impact of Columbus' expedition on the native inhabitants of San Salvador. Explores how raw materials brought from the island changed Europe, and how others sought to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fredric March; Florence Eldridge; Francis L Sullivan; Nora Swinburne; James Robertson Justice; United American Video Corporation.
OCLC Number: 167195265
Performer(s): Frederic March, Florence Eldridge, Francis S. Sullivan, Nora Swinburne, James Robertson Justice.
Target Audience: high school/college.; 9-12+
Description: 1 videocassette (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.

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Relates the story of the explorer who discovered the New World, ushering in an era of profound change. Illustrates Columbus' struggle to find financial support for his explorations, eventually gaining the backing of Queen Isabella of Spain. Examines the impact of Columbus' expedition on the native inhabitants of San Salvador. Explores how raw materials brought from the island changed Europe, and how others sought to gain control over future expeditions, forever altering economics, science and technology in Europe.

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