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Why America? : 500 years of a name : the life and times of Amerigo Vespucci

Author: Germán Arciniegas
Publisher: Bogotá, Colombia : Villegas Editores, 2002.
Series: Villegas history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Germán Arciniegas
ISBN: 9588160189 9789588160184
OCLC Number: 51056047
Description: 509 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface / Benjamin Villegas --
Foreword / German Arciniegas --
I. Amerigo's Christening (1454) --
II. The Family --
III. The Wasps of Peretola --
IV. Amerigo's studies --
V. Political life (1478) --
VI. Amerigo in Paris (1479-1480) --
VII. Return to Florence (1481-1483) --
VIII. In the service of the Popolano, Seville (1484-1489) --
IX. In Piombino and in Pisa (1490) --
X. Last year in Florence (1491) --
XI. Seville (1492-1496) --
XII. Absence and Presence of Columbus (1493-1498) --
XIII. Amerigo's First voyage (1497) --
XIV. From Brazil to Venezuela (1499-1500) --
XV. The Portuguese in Africa (1501) --
XVI. From Brazil to Patagonia (1501-1502) --
XVII. The New World (1503) --
XVIII. Florentine Intermezzo (1504) --
XIX. Foreunner of Magellan (1504) --
XX. Citizen of Castille (1505) --
XXI. Pilot Major, and Death (1508-1512) --
XXII. The Name America (1507) --
XXIII. The Controversy.
Series Title: Villegas history.
Other Titles: Amerigo y el Nuevo Mundo.
Responsibility: Germán Arciniegas ; translated from the Spanish by Harriet de Onís.
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