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The European discovery of America.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
Publication
New York, Oxford University Press
Contents
[1] The northern voyages, A.D. 500-1600: The mysterious ocean. St. Brendan and the Irish A.D. 400-600. The Norsemen and Vinland c. 800-1400. Flyaway islands and the false voyages 1100-1492. English ships and seamen 1490-1600. John Cabot's voyages 1497-1498. Voyages to the Labrador and Newfoundland 1500-1536. The French maritime background 1453-1590. The voyages of Verrazzano 1524-1528. Gomez and Ayllón 1524-1530. Cartier's first voyage 1534. Cartier's second voyage 1535-1536. The search for Saguenay 1538-1536. England, France, and the northwest 1553-1600. Queen Elizabeth and her master mariners. Frobisher's second and third voyages 1577-1578. Hakluyt and Gilbert 1578-1585. The northern voyages of John Davis 1585-1587. The first Virginia colony 1585-1586. The second Virginia colony 1587-? -- [2] The southern voyages, 1492-1616: Christopher Columbus. His "Enterprise of the Indies". Columbus's first voyage of discovery, August-October 1492. The Greater Antilles, 12 October 1492-15 March 1493. Triumph and tragedy, March 1493-April 1494. Jamaica, Cuba, and rebellion, 1494-1496. Third voyage, mainland discovered, 1498-1500. The mariner's day. "Minor voyages" : the Spanish Main, 1499-1526. The discovery of Brazil, 1500-1508. Columbus's fourth voyage, 1502-1504. Vespucci and Solis, 1499-1516. Ferdinand Magellan. Armada de Molucca, 1517-1519. Magellan's voyage to the Strait, 1519-1520. "The strait thath shall forecer bear his name", October-November 1520. Across the Pacific. Philippines and Spice Islands. Homeward bound, 1522. Spain's follow-up to Magellan, 1525-1565. Bermuda, Florida, and the Gulf, 1505-1543. Sebastian Cabot goes to sea, 1526-1530. The conquest of the River Plate, 1534-1580. France and Portugal in Brazil, 1504-1568. Back to the Strait, 1534-1558. California before Drake. Drake's voyage of circumnavigation, 1577-1579. Drake in California, 1579. The voyages of Sarmiento de Gamboa, 1571-1589. The voyages of Thomas Cavendish, 1586-1593. The discovery of Cape Horn, 1598-1616.
Date
1971-74.
Description
2 volumes illustrations 24 cm
Includes discussions of fictional pre-Columbian voyages, Vinland voyages, voyages of Cabot, Cartier, Frobisher, and others. Good bibliographies.
Notes
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
0192159410
0192159453
0195013778
9780192159410
9780192159458
9780195013771
GUSN
320007
Call Number
CPT CPT-01-110.454 (Volume I)
CPT CPT-01-110.455 (Volume II)
Descriptive terms
America Discovery and exploration.
Discoveries in geography.
Discovery and exploration.
Europeanen.
History 1640-1775.
History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Ontdekkingsreizen.
Viajes.
Voyages and travels.
Places
America
America.
North America
United States

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