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The European discovery of America : the southern voyages, A.D. 1492-1616

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
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Emphasizes the discoveries and explorations of Columbus, Magellan and Drake during the period.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
European discovery of America.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1974
(OCoLC)755285144
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
ISBN: 0192159453 9780192159458
OCLC Number: 1016819
Description: xvii, 758 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Christopher Columbus --
His "Enterprise of the Indies" --
Columbus's first voyage of discovery, August-October 1492 --
The Greater Antilles, 12 October 1492-15 March 1493 --
Triumph and tragedy, March 1493-April 1494 --
Jamaica, Cuba, and rebellion, 1494-1496 --
Third voyage, mainland discovered, 1498-1500 --
The mariner's day --
"Minor voyages" : the Spanish Main, 1499-1526 --
The discovery of Brazil, 1500-1508 --
Columbus's fourth voyage, 1502-1504 --
Vespucci and Solis, 1499-1516 --
Ferdinand Magellan --
Armada de Molucca, 1517-1519 --
Magellan's voyage to the Strait, 1519-1520 --
"The Strait that shall forever bear his name," October-November 1520 --
Across the Pacific --
Philippines and Spice Islands --
Homeward bound, 1522 --
Spain's follow-up to Magellan, 1525-1565 --
Bermuda, Florida, and the Gulf, 1505-1543 --
Sebastian Cabot goes to sea, 1526-1530 --The conquest of the river Plate, 1534-1580 --
France and Portugal in Brazil, 1504-1568 --
Back to the Strait, 1534-1558 --
California before Drake --
Drake's voyage of circumnavigation, 1577-1579 --
Drake in California, 1579 --
The voyages of Sarmiento de Gamboa, 1571-1589 --
The voyages of Thomas Cavendish, 1586-1593 --
The discovery of Cape Horn, 1598-1616.
Responsibility: Samuel Eliot Morison.

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Emphasizes the discoveries and explorations of Columbus, Magellan and Drake during the period.

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