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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Friday , 21 September 1492 Today was mostly calm , but there was a little wind later in the afternoon . By night and by day I made about 39 miles , some of them on course and some not . At sunrise we saw so much weed that the sea seemed ...
calmed and the wind shifted about 3 o'clock the next morning . I turned the prow east by north . The wind was SSE , and at dawn , it shifted entirely to the south , then veered to the SE . and without the excuse of bad weather ...
The wind is cooler , and I expect to find it more so each day as I proceed to the north , and also because the nights are longer as the sphere narrows . Many ringtails and petrels are to be seen , along with other birds , but not as ...
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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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