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Vasco da Gama

Author: Kristin Petrie
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : Abdo Pub. Co., ©2004.
Series: Checkerboard biography library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the fifteenth century voyages taken by Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who furthered his nation's power by expanding trade routes to India.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Petrie
ISBN: 1591976030 9781591976035
OCLC Number: 53932596
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 color map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Early Life --
The Assignment --
The Departure --
Around Africa --
Uncharted Waters --
India! --
Homeward --
Admiral --
Revenge --
More Honors --
Later Years.
Series Title: Checkerboard biography library.
Responsibility: Kristin Petrie.

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Describes the fifteenth century voyages taken by Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who furthered his nation's power by expanding trade routes to India.

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