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 clothed her and gave her glass beads , hawks ' bells , and brass rings , and sent her back to land , very honorably , the way I always do . I also sent some people from the ship with her , including three of the Indians with me ...
Sunday , 23 December 1492 Because there was no wind , I did not depart today for the country of the Chief who had sent me an invitation ; instead , I sent my secretary and five men to a very large village 9 miles to the east .
Thursday , 27 December 1492 At sunrise the King of this land came to the Niña and told me that he had sent for gold and wanted to cover me from head to foot with it before I departed , and he begged me not to leave before 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
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