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The career and legend of Vasco da Gama

Author: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A startling new interpretation of the myth and the reality of the life of one of the great figures of the 'Age of Discoverers'.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Vasco da Gama; Vasco da Gama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
ISBN: 0521646294 9780521646291 0521470722 9780521470728
OCLC Number: 367563465
Description: xxiii, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Overture : bones of contention --
The heritage of Santiago --
To Calicut and back --
The attempt to consolidate --
The wilderness years --
A career culminates --
Finale : the judgements of posterity.
Responsibility: Sanjay Subrahmanyam.

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