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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The Indians cover their houses with these leaves . The land is very level . t sunrise I approached the coast and entered a very beautiful river , which was free from dangerous shoals and other obstructions .
Tuesday , 6 November 1492 Last night the two men I had sent inland to see the country returned and told me how they had gone 36 miles , to a village of so houses where there were a thousand inhabitants , as a great many live in one ...
They found large villages , but all of the houses were empty because the people had fled . They returned by way of another river , larger than the one where we are in the harbor . houses , but in each case , these were empty .
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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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