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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currents are setting to the SW , and it has started to rain without wind , which is a sure sign of land . Tuesday , 18 September 1492 I sailed day and night more than 165 miles , but I recorded only 144 miles .
So many birds are a sure sign that we are near land . S Friday , s October 1492 I continued to the west , at a speed of about 874 knots , and made some 171 miles between day and night , but reckoned 135 . The wind abated somewhat during ...
The Indians made a pretense of not allowing the sailors to land and of resisting them . But when they saw that the boats approached nearer to the land and that the Spaniards were not afraid , the Indians withdrew from the shore .
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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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