Into the Rising Sun: Vasco Da Gama and the Search for the Sea Route to the East

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TV Books, 1999 - Science - 175 pages
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In the spirit of Dava Sobel's "Longitude" comes the story of Vasco da Gama, whose search for a sea route to the East took him and his crew on an odyssey of 27,000 miles and propelled Portugal to the forefront of international commerce and power. A companion to the PBS series of the same name. Photos & maps.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Beyond the Cape of Storms
51
The Passage to India
83
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Cuyvers, the distinguished ocean scientist.

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