Columbus and His First Voyage: A History in Documents

Columbus and His First Voyage: A History in Documents

by James E. Wadsworth (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781474276825
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/06/2016
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

James E. Wadsworth is Professor of History at Stonehill College, USA. He is the author of Agents of Orthodoxy: Honor, Status, and the Inquisition in Colonial Pernambuco, Brazil (2007) and In Defence of the Faith: Joaquim Marques de Araujo, A Brazilian Comissario in the Age of Inquisitional Decline (2013).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction for Instructors
Contextual Timeline
Timeline of Columbus and His First Voyage
1. Columbus: The Man of Myth, the Man of History
2. The Capitulations of Santa Fé and Granada, 1492
3. Journal of the First Voyage of Christopher Columbus
4. The Letters of Christopher Columbus Announcing His Discoveries
5. Testimonies from the Columbian Law Suits
Glossary
Notes
Selected Bibliography and Further Reading
Index

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