DK Discoveries: Christopher Columbus: Legendary Sailor and Explorer

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Penguin, Apr 17, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of history's most famous and infamous figures in these classic DK guides. Vivid storytelling bringsthe past to life while stunning photographs, annotated illustrations, and exploded views help you piece together the story. Features fact boxes, panoramic gatefolds, and eyewitness accounts Sidebars provide important background and context
 

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Contents

6 The Age Of Exploration
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8 In Search Of The Indies
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10 Christopher Columbus
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12 The Plan
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14 The Quest For A Royal Sponsor
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16 Ships And Crew
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18 The Fleet Sets Off
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20 The Voyage
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30 The Spanish Settlement
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32 Columbus Returns
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34 Horror On Hispaniola
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36 To The Mainland
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38 Another World
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40 Across The Wild Caribbean
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42 Stranded
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44 Voyages Of Exploration
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24 The Men From The Sky
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26 Shipwrecked In Hispaniola
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28 Triumphant Homecoming
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46 Conquistadores
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48 Index
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