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Prince Henry, the navigator : pioneer of modern exploration

Author: Aileen Gallagher
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2003.
Series: Library of explorers and exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Profiles Prince Henry of Portugal, whose support enabled explorers to claim new lands, spread Christianity, and increase trade between Europe and Africa while he, himself, remained close to home.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Henry, Infante of Portugal; Henry the Navigator; Henry, Infante of Portugal; Henry, Infante of Portugal; Henry, Infante of Portugal
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aileen Gallagher
ISBN: 082393621X 9780823936212
OCLC Number: 49404314
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The navigator who wasn't --
Land's end --
Prophecy and profit --
The first crusade --
Unseen lands --
Beyond the point of no return --
Travesty at Tangier --
Slaves and civet cats --
Final voyages.
Series Title: Library of explorers and exploration.
Responsibility: Aileen Gallagher.

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Profiles Prince Henry of Portugal, whose support enabled explorers to claim new lands, spread Christianity, and increase trade between Europe and Africa while he, himself, remained close to home.

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