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- Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00
Gracias a los escritos de Bartolomé de las Casas conocemos parte de la vida de Cristóbal Colón, sin embargo, nunca coincidieron. Las Casas se embarcó hacia América en 1502 y residió en La Española hasta su retorno a Sevilla en 1506. Precisamente en 1502, Colón hizo su cuarto y último viaje. Quizá estas dos notables figuras hubieran coincido, pero... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
Known in English as Cristopher Columbus, Cristóbal Colón was an Italian explorer who sailed on behalf of Spain. He is widely recognized as the man responsible for discovering the Americas. A self-taught sailor and enthusiastic cartographer, his expeditions across the Atlantic garnered him international fame, a place in history, and the titles of... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
No adventure in history carries more significance than that of the Santa María crossing the Atlantic in 1492. Diario de a bordo tells the story of Colón's expedition, from securing financing from the Spanish Monarchy to the crossing of an ocean. In it, Colón's character is revealed as both a passionate explorer, a wealth obsessed conqueror, and... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 38.15
Die Entdeckung Amerikas - Ein Schicksalstag für zwei Kontinente. "Tierra!" Ein Schrei zerreißt die Stille über dem nächtlichen Atlantik. Am 12. Oktober 1492 um zwei Uhr sichtet der Matrose Rodrigo de Triana Land - die Insel Guanahani, das heutige San Salvador. Endlich! Ein Kanonenschuss weckt die Mannschaften der Santa María, Pinta und Niña.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 13.99
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 a flawed and complex man whose significance is undeniably monumental.... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 8.74
Five hundred years after he set sail, Christopher Columbus is universally renowned as the man who discovered the New World, and is also widely held responsible for what went wrong there in the years that followed. This book, by acclaimed scholar Carol Delaney, will change that understanding of the man and his mission. Carol Delaney describes how Columbus's... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 4.99
Schoolchildren will be fascinated by this clear account of Columbus's voyages and his encounters with storms, Indians, and political intrigue. A map of the world in Columbus's time and a detailed drawing of the Santa Maria add depth to this exciting, real-life adventure tale. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 27.95
The final decade of the 15th century was a turning point in world history. The Genoese mariner Christopher Columbus sailed westward on the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, famously determined to discover for Spain a shorter and more direct route to the riches of the Indies. Meanwhile, a fellow Italian explorer for hire, John Cabot, set off on his own journey,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 20.00
From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer. Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in the Americas, is a watershed event in world history. Yet Columbus made three more voyages... more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 16.00
FIVE HUNDRED YEARS AFTER HE SET SAIL, the dominant understanding of Christopher Columbus holds him responsible for almost everything that went wrong in the New World. Here, finally, is a book that will radically change our interpretation of the man and his mission. Scholar Carol Delaney claims that the true motivation for Columbus?s voyages is very... more...