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Holy war : how Vasco da Gama's epic voyages turned the tide in a centuries-old clash of civilizations

Author: Nigel Cliff
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A new interpretation of Vasco da Gama's revolutionary voyages, which were seen as a turning point in the struggle between Christianity and Islam, explores the tragic collision of cultures resulting from his journeys to the Indies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cliff, Nigel.
Holy war.
New York : Harper, ©2011
(DLC) 2011021331
(OCoLC)703206410
Named Person: Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Cliff
ISBN: 9780062097101 0062097105
OCLC Number: 773581554
Description: 1 online resource (x, 547 pages) : color illustrations, maps (chiefly color)
Contents: Origins. East and West ; The Holy Land ; A family war ; The ocean sea ; The end of the world ; The rivals --
Exploration. The commander ; Learning the ropes ; The Swahili coast ; Riding the monsoon ; Kidnap ; Dangers and delights ; A Venetian in Lisbon --
Crusade. The Admiral of India ; Shock and awe ; Standoff at sea ; Empire of the Waves ; The King's Deputy ; The crazy sea.
Responsibility: Nigel Cliff.
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A new interpretation of Vasco da Gama's revolutionary voyages, which were seen as a turning point in the struggle between Christianity and Islam, explores the tragic collision of cultures resulting from his journeys to the Indies.

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