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Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the Americas (Explorers of New Lands) (Repost)

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Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the Americas (Explorers of New Lands) (Repost)

Tim McNeese - Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the Americas (Explorers of New Lands)
Chelsea House Publications | 2005 | ISBN: 0791086135 | English | 185 pages | PDF | 4.39 MB

Columbus left Spain in 1492 thinking that he could reach China by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean. When he reached land after five weeks, he thought he had discovered a new route to the East Indies. It was not until much later that people realized that he had instead found the New World.
Introduction by William H. Goetzmann
A Battle at Sea
Birth of a Great Seaman
A Life Lived by the Sea
Selling His Dream
Setting Sail at Last
A Voyage of Discovery
Exploring a New World
Other Voyages, Other Failures
Chronology and Timeline
Notes
Bibliography
Further Reading
Index