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 gave them strings of beads to trade for something to eat , if necessary , and told them to return within six days ' time . I also gave them specimens of spices so that they would recognize the same if they came across them .
I think that King Guacanagari has prohibited everyone from trading gold to us , so that it might all pass through his hands . ... With this they may trade and barter for gold , together with everything the grounded ship carried .
In that event the most convenient place for Columbus to anchor in the strong N. E. trade - wind , was where I have put an anchor on the sub - sketch of Samana . He did not note the direction of the wind while running for , nor when at ...
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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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