The European Discovery of America: The northern voyages, A.D. 500-1600

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Oxford University Press, Apr 15, 1971 - History - 712 pages
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This first volume covers the northern voyages from a.d. 500 to 1600; the second volume, The European Discovery of America: The Southern Voyages (1974), covers the years 1492 to 1616.

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At the turn of the century, I attended a book sale at the Library of Congress. I can vividly remember the three mile walk home with two shopping bags full of books on a sunny Saturday afternoon to ... Read full review

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An excellent book leading to an understanding of that which preceded the population of North America from the European continent and its impact upon the Native American population. Read full review

Contents

The Mysterious Ocean
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Samuel Eliot Morison was Professor of History at Harvard University. His books won two Pulitzer Prizes.