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Vasco da Gama : so strong a spirit

Author: Patricia Calvert
Publisher: New York : Benchmark Books, ©2005.
Series: Great explorations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Recounts the voyages undertaken by fifteenth-century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama to strengthen his nation's power by establishing a sea trade route to India.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Calvert
ISBN: 0761416110 9780761416111
OCLC Number: 54111537
Notes: Includes timeline.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: To you alone I give command --
Act of audacity --
Do not go ashore! --
Prisoners in paradise --
Admiral of the East Indian seas --
Will of God, not men --
So strong a spirit --
Afterword --
Vasco da Gama and his times.
Series Title: Great explorations.
Responsibility: Patricia Calvert.
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Recounts the voyages undertaken by fifteenth-century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama to strengthen his nation's power by establishing a sea trade route to India.

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