Author:Bedini, Silvio A


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The Christopher Columbus Encyclopedia, 2-Vol. Set

By: Bedini, Silvio A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 01041734

ISBN: 0131426621

Condition: Near Fine

A comprehensive description of Columbus and his historic context, with some 300 entries. "This comprehensive encyclopedia focuses on European and American subjects that figure prominently in the European expansionism of the 16th and early 17th centuries. Emphasis rests on the Caribbean region and European expansionism there, but articles are also included that discuss peoples, cultures, and events farther to the north and south, including England's search for the Northwest Passage and the histories of the Incas of Peru and the Tupinambas of Brazil." Ex-reference section, with no extern... View more info