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Vasco da Gama and the sea route to India

Author: Rachel A Koestler-Grack
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Explorers of new lands.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the explorer Vasco da Gama, describing his childhood in Portugal and his journey to find a sea route from Europe to the East Indies.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel A Koestler-Grack
ISBN: 0791086119 9780791086117
OCLC Number: 58546304
Description: xvii, 146 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Conquering the impossible --
A brave seaman --
Sailing the fleet --
Along Africa --
Trouble in Mozambique --
India! --
The voyage home --
Dom Vasco da Gama sails again --
Da Gama as viceroy.
Series Title: Explorers of new lands.
Responsibility: Rachel A. Koestler-Grack.
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A Portuguese navigator whose initial voyage to India opened up the sea route from Western Europe to the East by way of the Cape of Good Hope.  Read more...

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