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Gold, glory, and the gospel; the adventurous lives and times of the Renaissance explorers

Verfasser/in: Louis B Wright; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
Verlag: New York, Atheneum, 1970.
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A lively, colorful account of the adventures of Spanish, Portuguese, and English explorers emphasizes their diverse and seemingly contradictory motives.
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Wright, Louis B. (Louis Booker), 1899-1984.
Gold, glory, and the gospel.
New York, Atheneum, 1970
(OCoLC)578967287
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Louis B Wright; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
OCLC-Nummer: 93463
Beschreibung: xvi, 362 pages maps (on lining papers) 25 cm
Inhalt: War against the infidel and a foretaste of profit --
Search for Eastern Christians, African gold, and heathen souls --
The gold and the wonders of Guinea --
The legacy of Prince Henry : passage to India --
Portugal rejects Columbus and loses a Western empire --
Vasco da Gama opens the sea route to India --
Riches and ruin in the Indies --
Magellan's feat : Spain's westward route to the Spice Islands --
Hernán Cortés, greatest of the conquistadors --
Barolomé de Las Casas and the "black legend" --
The curse of the Incas and the wealth of Potosí --
Competition for El Dorado --
The long struggle against the Iberian colossus --
The "elect of God."
Verfasserangabe: [by] Louis B. Wright.

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A lively, colorful account of the adventures of Spanish, Portuguese, and English explorers emphasizes their diverse and seemingly contradictory motives.

In the late fifteenth century Europe was astir with dreams of discovery that would shortly transform the world. It was an age of intense intellectual curiosity, of questioning, testing, and the balancing of conflicting motivations. The author, a distinguished Renaissance historian, has sorted out the contradictory motives and behavior of the European explorers and exploiters in this Golden Age, looking at the lands they discovered, sometimes conquered, and often bloodied- Africa, India, Mexico, Central and South America. He describes in dramatic detail the extraordinary feats and strange attitudes of the Renaissance conquerers and explorers as he traces the course of Europe's expansion overseas from the era of Columbus to the early seventeenth century. -- from Book Jacket.

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