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Ferdinand Magellan and the discovery of the world ocean

Author: Rebecca Stefoff
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1990.
Series: World explorers.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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A biography of the Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition that sailed around the world, thus providing the first positive proof that the earth is round.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Fernão de Magalhães; Ferdinand Magellan; Fernão de Magalhães
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Stefoff
ISBN: 0791012913 9780791012918
OCLC Number: 20390920
Description: 127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Into the unknown / Michael Collins --
Reader's journey / William H. Goetzmann --
Mutiny and murder --
East and West --
Soldier of Portugal --
Kings and conspiracies --
To the bottom of the world --
Picture essay: Seeing the world --
Across the endless sea --
Magellan's tragic triumph --
Further reading --
Chronology --
Index.
Series Title: World explorers.
Responsibility: Rebecca Stefoff ; introductory essay by Michael Collins.

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