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The worlds of Christopher Columbus

Author: William D Phillips; Carla Rahn Phillips
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the life and times of Christopher Columbus on the 500th anniversary of his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. More than that, it places Columbus in a very broad context of European and world history.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christophe Colomb; Christopher Columbus; Cristoforo Colombo; Christopher Columbus; Christophe Colomb; Cristoforo Colombo
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William D Phillips; Carla Rahn Phillips
ISBN: 0521350972 9780521350976 052144652X 9780521446525
OCLC Number: 23765696
Description: xii, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The worlds of Christopher Columbus --
Old worlds in isolation --
The quest for trade and Christians --
Tools of expansion --
Columbus's early years in Genoa and Portugal --
Columbus in Spain --
The first voyage --
Columbus and the New World --
Conquest and colonization : Spain in the Caribbean --
Coercion and commerce : the birth of empire --
The post-Columbian world.
Responsibility: William D. Phillips, Jr., and Carla Rahn Phillips.
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