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The great explorers : the European discovery of America

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
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Presents material selected from Morison's two earlier books--The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500-1600 and The European Discovery of America: The The Southern Voyages, 1492-1616.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
Great explorers.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)561100321
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
ISBN: 0195023145 9780195023145
OCLC Number: 3205447
Notes: "A new edition of material selected from two earlier volumes, The European discovery of America : the Northern voyages, A.D. 500-1600 ... and The European discovery of America : the Southern voyages, 1492-1616."
Description: xxv, 752 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: English ships and seamen 1490-1600 --
John Cabot's voyages 1497-1798 --
Voyages to the Labrador and Newfoundland 1500-1536 --
The French maritime background 1453-1590 --
The voyages of Verrazzano 1524-1528 --
Cartier's first voyage 1534 --
Cartier's second voyage 1535-1536 --
The search for Saguenay 1538-1543 --
Queen Elizabeth and her master mariners --
Frobisher's second and third voyages 1577-1578 --
The northern voyages of John Davis 1585-1587 --
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 --
Columbus's fourth voyage, 1502-1504 --
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 --
Drake's voyage of circumnavigation, 1577-1579 --
Drake in California, 1579.
Responsibility: Samuel Eliot Morison.

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Presents material selected from Morison's two earlier books--The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500-1600 and The European Discovery of America: The The Southern Voyages, 1492-1616.

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