Ferdinand Magellan: A Primary Source Biography
Traces the life and exploits of the Portuguese explorer who sailed under the Spanish flag, challenged mutinies and located a waterway between the South American continent and the island at its southern tip, providing quicker passage to the Pacific Oc
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