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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:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Vasco de Gama; Vasco de Gama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Cliff
ISBN: 9780061735127 0061735124
OCLC Number: 780490903
Description: x, 547 p., [8] p. de pl. : ill. en coul. ; 24 cm
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: by Nigel Cliff.

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