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|Named Person:||John Cabot; P L Firstbrook; John Cabot; P L Firstbrook|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
P L Firstbrook
|Description:||192 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||The sea trials - selecting the crew and re-learning lost skills; Cabot's world - the race to find the sea route to Cathay; the life and times of John Cabot - the extraordinary life of Columbus's little-known contemporary; the dinosaurs of the Middle Ages - the evolution of the great sailing ships; designing Cabot's caravel - designing "The Matthew"; building "The Matthew" - first-time reconstruciton of a 15th-century caravel; across the Western Sea - the evidence for early European visits to America; voyages of discovery (the race for Cipango) - 1497 - Cabot's successful voyage to North America in "The Matthew"; the fateful voyage of 1498 - the mystery of Cabot's lost fleet; the aftermath - what did Cabot achieve and what were the consequences for the Native Americans?|
- Cabot, John, -- -1498?
- Matthew (Ship)
- America -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
- Firstbrook, P. L. -- Travel -- America.
- Explorers -- England -- Biography.
- Explorers -- America -- Biography.
- Firstbrook, P. L.
- Discovery and exploration, British.