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Portugal and the quest for the Indies

Christopher Richard Vincent Bell

Portugal and the quest for the Indies

by Christopher Richard Vincent Bell

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portugal,
  • East Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Discoveries in geography -- Portuguese.,
    • Portugal -- History -- Period of discoveries, 1385-1580.,
    • East Indies -- Discovery and exploration -- Portuguese.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher Bell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG282 .B36 1974b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination247 p., [5] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5043216M
      ISBN 100064903524
      LC Control Number74002862
      OCLC/WorldCa1174360

      Christopher Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; before 31 October – 20 May ) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonist who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Castile and Aragon. He led the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, Appointed by: Isabella I of Castile. West Indies Accounts: Essays on the History of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic Economy By Roderick A. McDonald University of the West Indies Press, Librarian's tip: Includes many chapters on slavery in the Caribbean.

      Ann Twinam defines what whiteness was in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Spanish officials and Spanish American elites constructed whiteness, a category rooted in bureaucratic privilege, a reputation of legitimacy, and a public perception of color (p. ).Author: Rachel Sarah O'Toole. Hornblower in the West Indies is a series of five short stories covering the period - when Hornblower is an Admiral and in charge of the Royal Navy's West Indies fleet. The book consists of five separate events and all of them are enjoyable and entertaining/5.

      The Indies Choice Book Award (formerly known as Book Sense Book of the Year ) is an American literary award that was inaugurated at BookExpo America The American Booksellers Association (ABA) rededicated the award (previously known as the ABBY) in recognition of a new era in bookselling, as well as the important role the Book Sense Picks . The European conquest of America began as an offshoot of the quest for a sea route to India, china, and the islands of the East Indies, the source .


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