Around the world in a hundred years: from Henry the Navigator to Magellan

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Scholastic, 1994 - Discoveries in geography - 128 pages
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Examines the great wave of European exploration during the fifteenth century which resulted in more accurate maps.

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User Review  - SuPendleton - LibraryThing

This book serves as a guide for learning about the most prominent explorers from 1421-1521. It is broken into chapters which are mini-biographies of the explorers. Jean Fritz has written quite a few ... Read full review

AROUND THE WORLD IN A HUNDRED YEARS: From Henry the Navigator to Magellan

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Deftly navigating the politically correct waters of revisionist history, Fritz surveys the brief period, beginning early in the 15th century (when the world known to Europeans consisted mostly of ... Read full review

Contents

Before the Explorers
9
Bartholomew Diaz
31
Vasco da Gama
51
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