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The European discovery of America

Label
The European discovery of America
Title
The European discovery of America
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes discussions of fictional pre-Columbian voyages, Vinland voyages, voyages of Cabot, Cartier, Frobisher, and others. Good bibliographies
Awards note
Bancroft Prize (volume 1), 1972.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E101
LC item number
.M85
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
973.1 M86e
Label
The European discovery of America
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[1] The northern voyages, A.D. 500-1600: The mysterious ocean. St. Brendan and the Irish A.D. 400-600. The Norsemen and Vinland c. 800-1400. Flyaway islands and the false voyages 1100-1492. English ships and seamen 1490-1600. John Cabot's voyages 1497-1498. Voyages to the Labrador and Newfoundland 1500-1536. The French maritime background 1453-1590. The voyages of Verrazzano 1524-1528. Gomez and Ayllón 1524-1530. Cartier's first voyage 1534. Cartier's second voyage 1535-1536. The search for Saguenay 1538-1536. England, France, and the northwest 1553-1600. Queen Elizabeth and her master mariners. Frobisher's second and third voyages 1577-1578. Hakluyt and Gilbert 1578-1585. The northern voyages of John Davis 1585-1587. The first Virginia colony 1585-1586. The second Virginia colony 1587-? -- [2] The southern voyages, 1492-1616: Christopher Columbus. His "Enterprise of the Indies". Columbus's first voyage of discovery, August-October 1492. The Greater Antilles, 12 October 1492-15 March 1493. Triumph and tragedy, March 1493-April 1494. Jamaica, Cuba, and rebellion, 1494-1496. Third voyage, mainland discovered, 1498-1500. The mariner's day. "Minor voyages" : the Spanish Main, 1499-1526. The discovery of Brazil, 1500-1508. Columbus's fourth voyage, 1502-1504. Vespucci and Solis, 1499-1516. Ferdinand Magellan. Armada de Molucca, 1517-1519. Magellan's voyage to the Strait, 1519-1520. "The strait thath shall forecer bear his name", October-November 1520. Across the Pacific. Philippines and Spice Islands. Homeward bound, 1522. Spain's follow-up to Magellan, 1525-1565. Bermuda, Florida, and the Gulf, 1505-1543. Sebastian Cabot goes to sea, 1526-1530. The conquest of the River Plate, 1534-1580. France and Portugal in Brazil, 1504-1568. Back to the Strait, 1534-1558. California before Drake. Drake's voyage of circumnavigation, 1577-1579. Drake in California, 1579. The voyages of Sarmiento de Gamboa, 1571-1589. The voyages of Thomas Cavendish, 1586-1593. The discovery of Cape Horn, 1598-1616
Control code
ocm00132847
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Governing access note
Subtitle: the northern voyages, a.d. 500-1600
Isbn
9780195018233
Lccn
71129637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
BX71129637
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)132847
Label
The European discovery of America
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[1] The northern voyages, A.D. 500-1600: The mysterious ocean. St. Brendan and the Irish A.D. 400-600. The Norsemen and Vinland c. 800-1400. Flyaway islands and the false voyages 1100-1492. English ships and seamen 1490-1600. John Cabot's voyages 1497-1498. Voyages to the Labrador and Newfoundland 1500-1536. The French maritime background 1453-1590. The voyages of Verrazzano 1524-1528. Gomez and Ayllón 1524-1530. Cartier's first voyage 1534. Cartier's second voyage 1535-1536. The search for Saguenay 1538-1536. England, France, and the northwest 1553-1600. Queen Elizabeth and her master mariners. Frobisher's second and third voyages 1577-1578. Hakluyt and Gilbert 1578-1585. The northern voyages of John Davis 1585-1587. The first Virginia colony 1585-1586. The second Virginia colony 1587-? -- [2] The southern voyages, 1492-1616: Christopher Columbus. His "Enterprise of the Indies". Columbus's first voyage of discovery, August-October 1492. The Greater Antilles, 12 October 1492-15 March 1493. Triumph and tragedy, March 1493-April 1494. Jamaica, Cuba, and rebellion, 1494-1496. Third voyage, mainland discovered, 1498-1500. The mariner's day. "Minor voyages" : the Spanish Main, 1499-1526. The discovery of Brazil, 1500-1508. Columbus's fourth voyage, 1502-1504. Vespucci and Solis, 1499-1516. Ferdinand Magellan. Armada de Molucca, 1517-1519. Magellan's voyage to the Strait, 1519-1520. "The strait thath shall forecer bear his name", October-November 1520. Across the Pacific. Philippines and Spice Islands. Homeward bound, 1522. Spain's follow-up to Magellan, 1525-1565. Bermuda, Florida, and the Gulf, 1505-1543. Sebastian Cabot goes to sea, 1526-1530. The conquest of the River Plate, 1534-1580. France and Portugal in Brazil, 1504-1568. Back to the Strait, 1534-1558. California before Drake. Drake's voyage of circumnavigation, 1577-1579. Drake in California, 1579. The voyages of Sarmiento de Gamboa, 1571-1589. The voyages of Thomas Cavendish, 1586-1593. The discovery of Cape Horn, 1598-1616
Control code
ocm00132847
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Governing access note
Subtitle: the northern voyages, a.d. 500-1600
Isbn
9780195018233
Lccn
71129637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
BX71129637
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)132847

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