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 water in the rivers I have seen is salty at their mouths , and I do not know where the Indians get the water they drink ... The ships are able to turn around in this river to enter or leave , and there are good landmarks .
For all these reasons , I stood off the coast last night and beat about unMost of these rivers have large mouths , wide and clear , with wonderful harbors for very large ships . They are free from rocks , sand bars , and reefs . til day ...
It is 21 miles from this river to the Villa de la Navidad . There are many other large rivers between here and the Villa de la Navidad , and three especially , which are larger than this one , must have more gold , although this river ...
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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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