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

Author: Doug Hunter; Palgrave Macmillan.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Hunter; Palgrave Macmillan.
ISBN: 9780230110113 0230110118 9780230341654 0230341659
OCLC Number: 883576294
Description: [10], 277 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: The World of Christopher Columbus and John Cabot Introduction Race to the New World Afterword Bibliography Notes on Selected Sources and Commentary
Responsibility: Douglas Hunter.

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A fascinating story of political desperation and artful salesmanship amid a European struggle for wealth and power. "The Washington Post" An intriguing and surprising new twist on the old subject . . Read more...

 
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