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The race to the New World : Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, and a lost history of discovery

Author: Doug Hunter
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the voyages and discoveries of Christopher Columbus and John Cabot and how their rivalry threatened the diplomatic balance that existed in Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; John Cabot; Christopher Columbus; John Cabot; John Cabot; Christopher Columbus; Christoph Kolumbus; Giovanni Caboto
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Hunter
ISBN: 9780230110113 0230110118
OCLC Number: 706020993
Description: 277 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Map: The world of Christopher Columbus and John Cabot --
Introduction --
The race to the New World --
Afterword --
Notes on selected sources and commentary.
Responsibility: Douglas Hunter.
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Christopher Columbus and his lesser known rival, fellow Italian explorer for hire John Cabot, were both searching for a shortcut to the riches of the Indies, instead they found a New World they were  Read more...

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