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Columbus on himself

Author: Felipe Fernández-Armesto; Christopher Columbus
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Columbus's self-perception and personal history, as far as possible, in his own words.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version;
Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.
Columbus on himself.
Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009040714
(OCoLC)456551221
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felipe Fernández-Armesto; Christopher Columbus
ISBN: 1603843175 9781603843171
OCLC Number: 794493189
Notes: Originally published: London : Folio Society, 1992.
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Maps; List of Illustrations; Preface; I: Origins and Early Life; II: Fragments from 'The First Voyage'; III: The Letter to Luis de Santangel; IV: The Torres Memorandum; V: Preparations for a Third Crossing; VI: The Third Atlantic Crossing; VII: Towards the Final Voyage; VIII: Last Voyage and Death; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Felipe Fernández-Armesto.

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