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Henry the Navigator : prince of Portuguese exploration

Author: Lisa Ariganello
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2007.
Series: In the footsteps of explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Portugal's national hero whose advanced ideas on geography and navigation opened the way for Columbus and other explorers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Henry, Infante of Portugal; Henry, Infante of Portugal
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ariganello
ISBN: 9780778724339 0778724336 0778724697 9780778724698
OCLC Number: 66527138
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Into "the unknown" --
Medieval Portugal --
Royal Beginnings --
Island Colonies --
West African Coast --
West African coast --
People of West Africa --
Prince Henry's slaves --
Caravels and sailors --
Exploration continues --
Prince Henry's Legacy --
Glossary and Index.
Series Title: In the footsteps of explorers.
Responsibility: Lisa Ariganello.
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A biography of Portugal's national hero whose advanced ideas on geography and navigation opened the way for Columbus and other explorers.

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