Admiral of the ocean sea: a life of Christopher Columbus, Volume 1

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Little, Brown, 1942 - Biography & Autobiography - 688 pages
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Authoritative biography of Columbus which is original in its emphasis on the ability of Columbus as a seaman and navigator tracing the routes of the voyages and landings.

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Contents

Prologue
3
Genoa
7
Cheerfully at Sea
18
Lusitania
27
The Man Columbus
43
The Enterprise of the Indies
54
In Castile
79
The Queen Consents
96
THE SECOND VOYAGE TO AMERICA
387
The Grand Fleet
389
Many Marys
400
Saints and Virgins
412
Cibao
430
Cuba and Jamaica
445
The Queens Garden
454
Back to Isabela
469

Nina Pinta and Santa Maria
109
Officers and Men
135
THE FIRST VOYAGE TO AMERICA
151
Bound Away
153
A Day at Sea
167
How Columbus Navigated
183
Atlantic Crossing
197
Adelante Adelante
211
Landfall
222
The Quest for Japan
237
Pursuit of the Grand Khan
254
Oriente
267
La Isla Espanola
280
La Navidad
297
Homeward Passage
316
Azorean Agony
324
In Portuguese Power
336
Home Is the Sailor
350
Diplomatic Interlude
360
Spreading the News
375
Hell in Hispaniola
481
Crowded Crossing
496
THE THIRD VOYAGE TO AMERICA
508
Preparations
509
Trinidad
515
Paria
532
Terrestrial Paradise
551
Terrestrial Inferno
562
THE FOURTH VOYAGE TO AMERICA
573
Last Chance
575
Hurricane
584
Search for a Strait
594
Veragua
609
Belen
622
At Sea in a Sieve
633
Marooned
640
Rescue and End
656
Index
673
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