The Log of Christopher Columbus
International Marine Publishing Company, 1987 - 252 páginas
This Quincentenary tribute combines scholarship and an ear for the vernacular to create an accurate and deeply moving rendition of Columbus's original log. Features detailed notes, handsome drawings, woodcuts, and photographs, plus authentic charts fromColumbus's time. "One of the year's most attractive books ".--Newsweek. 117 illustrations.
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A case in point is the so - called secret log . Usually this is construed as some sort of private record , in which Columbus hid the truth about the voyage from his men , showing them only a phony journal with doctored figures .
In the islands I have passed the inhabitants greatly fear the Caribes , which in some places they call the Canibas , but in the Isla Española they are called Caribes . They must be very daring people since they go to all the islands and ...
On 16 December they are called ajes , and we are provided with a detailed ( and correct ) description of their planting and preparation . Columbus tells us on 21 December that niames are called ajes by the Taino .
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THE LOG OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: The First Voyage: Spring, Summer and Fall 1492Crítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
As he did with his sampling of Thoreau's Walden (1990), Lowe gives a careful introduction to these brief excerpts and is scrupulous in using ellipses; but while each entry here is dated, these ... Leer comentario completo
Native American Higher Education in the United States
Cary Michael Carney
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