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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I learned that Doña Beatriz had sailed for Gomera on Monday the 20th , and I cannot explain why her ship did not reach Gomera before we departed that island . God must have planned it that way . If I had been able to obtain her ship ...
But I have learned about places where there is so much gold that they do not assign a price to it . I have also learned where there are spices in large quantities , worth more than pepper or allspice . The people remaining here have ...
I sent the sailors to land for wood , and they found a great quantity of mastic and aloe . a I learned that behind the island of Juana to the south there is another large island , on which there is a larger quantity of gold than on this ...
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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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