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Columbus and the age of discovery

Author: Zvi Dor-Ner; William G Scheller
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dor-Ner, Zvi.
Columbus and the age of discovery.
New York : W. Morrow, ©1991
(OCoLC)656291507
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christophe Colomb; Cristoforo Colombo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zvi Dor-Ner; William G Scheller
ISBN: 0688085458 9780688085452
OCLC Number: 23016616
Notes: Companion volume to the PBS television series of the same title.
Description: xi, 370 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The many faces of the man --
Why Columbus? --
The idea takes shape --
The crossing --
Worlds lost and found --
A new people --
The Columbian Exchange --
The world made whole.
Responsibility: by Zvi Dor-Ner, written with William G. Scheller.

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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.

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