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Old worlds to new : the age of exploration and discovery

Author: Janet Podell; Steven Anzovin
Publisher: New York : Wilson, 1993.
Series: They changed the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first 4/5 of the book is devoted to explorers and settlers, especially the European exploration of the New World, the last 1/5 covers scientists.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Podell; Steven Anzovin
ISBN: 0824208382 9780824208387
OCLC Number: 25914027
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The empire of Portugal and Spain: Henry the Navigator --
Pero da Covilha --
Bartolomeu Dias --
Vasco da Gama --
Pedro Alvares Cabral --
Afonso de Albuquerque --
Ferdinand Magellan --
Gaspar of India and Abraham Zacuto --
Christopher Columbus --
Vasco Nunez de Balboa --
Malintzin --
Moctezuma --
Hernan Cortes --
Francisco Pizarro --
Atahualpa --
Bartoleme de las Casas --
Estevanico --
Francisco Coronado --
Junipero Serra. Mariners and Pirates: Giovanni da Verrazano --
Jacques Cartier --
Francis Drakes --
Martin Frobisher --
Willem Barents --
Henry Hudson --
Semyon Dezhnev --
Vitus Bering --
Henry Morgan --
Abel Tasman --
James Cook. The settlement of North America: Erik the Red, Leif Eridsson, and Freydis Eriksdottir --
Walter Raleigh --
Pocahontas --
John Smith --
Tisquantum --
William Bradford --
Samuel de Champlain --
Rene-Robert Cavelier de La Salle --
Anne Hutchinson --
Metacom --
Roger Williams --
William Penn --
Daniel Boone --
Jean Baptiste Point DuSable --
Sacagawea --
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark --
Zebulon Montgomery Pike. The African Continent: Ibn Battutah --
Leo Africanus --
Nzinga --
Shaka --
David Livingstone --
Richard Francis Burton --
Henry Morton Stanley. China and Japan: Marco Polo --
Zheng He --
Matteo Ricci --
William Adams. Science and Medicine: Nicolaus Copernicus --
Giordano Bruno --
Tycho Brahe --
Johannes Kepler --
Galileo Galilei --
Issac Newton --
William, Caroline, and John Gerschel --
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek --
Gerardus Mercator --
Carolus Linnaeus --
Alexander von Humboldt --
Rene Descartes --
Ambrose Pare --
Andreas Vesalius --
William Harvey --
Jean-Francois Champollion --
Heinrich Schliemann.
Series Title: They changed the world.
Responsibility: Janet Podell and Steven Anzovin.
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The first 4/5 of the book is devoted to explorers and settlers, especially the European exploration of the New World, the last 1/5 covers scientists.

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