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5-06-2015, 15:49

The Seafarers - The Explorers

The Seafarers - The Explorers
Author: Collective
Time Frame AD 1950-1990 - The Nuclear Age
Time-Life Books
Format: PDF
Pages: 182
Language: English
Size: 40 MB

Essay: Man's ever-enlarging view of his planet
Chapter i First giant stride on the route to India
Essay: Evolution of the shipwright's art
chapter 2 West from Spain to a vast New World
Essay: A natural kingdom to enrapture the senses
Chapter 3 East from Portugal to an empire of spices
Essay: Marvels of India Oriental through Western eyes
Chapter 4 The soldier who completed Columbus' quest
Essay: That unique, that most famous ship, the "Victoria"
chapter 5 The death and the triumph of Magellan
Essay: After discovery: the spoils of exploitation

The Seafarers - The Explorers