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Discovery of America and early explorations

  • Alles Mythos! 20 populäre Irrtümer über die Wikingerby Claudia Banck

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 30.26

    Sie waren groß, blond und blauäugig und ihre Frauen hatten nichts zu sagen. Die ?Terroristen? des Mittelalters tauchten mit ihren Schiffen aus dem Nichts auf und versetzten Europa in Angst und Schrecken. Bis an die Zähne bewaffnet eroberten die Horden aus dem Norden ganze Landstriche und erschlugen alles, was sich bewegte. Doch waren die Wikinger wirklich... more...

  • America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 Benjamin Franklin Bowen

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Conspiracy theorists and open-minded history buffs will enjoy the explosive argument at the center of Benjamin Franklin Bowen's treatise America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D. Bowen marshals a surprisingly compelling account of what he claims was the first European contingent of explorers to reach the shores of what would come to be known... more...

  • American Holocaustby David E. Stannard

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 16.99

    For four hundred years--from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the U.S. Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 1890s--the indigenous inhabitants of North and South America endured an unending firestorm of violence. During that time the native population of the Western Hemisphere... more...

  • Amerigoby Felipe FernÁNdez-Armesto

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    In 1507, European cartographers were struggling to redraw their maps of the world and to name the newly found lands of the Western Hemisphere. The name they settled on: America, after Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure Florentine explorer. In Amerigo , the award-winning scholar Felipe Fernández-Armesto answers the question ?What?s in a name?? by delivering... more...

  • Amerigo Vespucci Pilot Cbby Frederick Julius Pohl

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1967 more...

  • Carta de Don Diego de Mendoza al capitán Salazarby Diego Hurtado de Mendoza

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    Diego Hurtado de Mendoza (1503-1575). España. Tras muchos viajes, una vida larga y fructífera, murió en Madrid, su ciudad natal. Como otros nobles de su tiempo, don Hurtado de Mendoza fue un verdadero hombre renacentista. Sabía griego, latín, árabe e italiano. Fue diplomático, militar y, sobre todo, poeta. Entre sus antepasados se cuentan al marqués... more...

  • Cartasby Cristóbal Colón

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    Este es un testimonio de primera mano de la conquista de Panamá. Como en el caso de otros conquistadores, Núñez de Balboa muestra una prosa encendida y vivaz que transmite el ímpetu del nuevo mundo. Nótese que estas cartas fueron escritas tras quince años de permanencia en el trópico por lo que la visión de Núñez de las selvas de Panamá tiene una precisión... more...

  • Christoph Columbusby Ulrich Offenberg

    Komplett Media GmbH 2011; US$ 5.60

    Jahrelang hatte Columbus vergeblich versucht, das portugiesische und spanische Königshaus davon zu überzeugen, dass man nur lange genug nach Westen segeln müsse, um Indien und China mit ihren sagenhaften Schätzen zu erreichen. Er ist kein Jüngling mehr, als er am 3. August 1492 mit den drei Schiffen "Santa Maria", "Pinta" und... more...

  • Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kidsby Ronald A. Reis

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 13.99

    An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People Christopher Columbus is one of the most famous people in world history, yet few know the full story of the amazing, resourceful, and tragic Italian explorer. Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids portrays the ?Admiral of the Ocean Seas? neither as hero nor heel but as... more...