The World of Columbus

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James R. McGovern
Mercer University Press, 1992 - 115 pagine
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Six essays survey the ideas that directly and indirectly influenced Christopher Columbus, showing how he was a product of his time. The topics include the Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella, artistic discovery, science, navigation and ships, and music. No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Por
 

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Introduction
1
Columbus a Renaissance Man
5
The Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella
21
Artistic Discovery in the Age of Exploration
39
Science at the Time of Columbus
59
Navigation and Ships in the Age of Columbus
79
Music in the Renaissance
99
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JAMES R. MCGOVERN is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of West Florida. His study Anatomy of a Lynching: The Killing of Claude Neal (1982) won the Patrick Rembert Award for Outstanding Book on Florida history.

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