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Christopher Columbus and the first voyages to the New World

by Steve Dodge

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Columbus, Christopher -- Juvenile literature,
    • Columbus, Christopher,
    • Explorers -- America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Explorers,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish

    • About the Edition

      Examines the life and times of Christopher Columbus and describes his voyages to the New World.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-123) and index.

      StatementStephen C. Dodge ; introductory essay by Michael Collins.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesWorld explorers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE111 .D65 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1850565M
      ISBN 100791012999
      LC Control Number90002059

      Laurence Bergreen states in his book that, before Columbus' journeys, "the Old World and the New remained separate and distinct continents, ecosystems, and societies; ever since, their fates have been bound together, for better or worse." Columbus’ voyages opened a door for international trade.   Digest of Columbus's Log-Book on his First Voyage Made by Bartolome de las Casas The Life of the Admiral by his Son, Hernando Colon, Chaps. 27–42 Letter of Columbus to Various Persons Describing the Results of His First Voyage and Written on the Return Journey. SECOND VOYAGE: –6 The Life of the Admiral by his Son, Hernando Colon, Chap. /5(2).

      “Columbus tried to pour the wine of civilisation into very old bottles; you, more wisely, are trying to pour the old wine of our country into new bottles. Yet there is no great unlikeness between the two tasks: it is all a matter of bottling; the vintage is the same, infinite, /5(18).   Columbus made four voyages to the New World between and in which he encountered native peoples of the Bahamas and the Caribbean islands, including Cuba, Hispaniola, and Jamaica. It was not until his third voyage that he came to the coast of Venezuela and began to realize that it was not merely islands, but a massive and previously.

      Later Voyages: Columbus as Governor Arnold K. Garr, Christopher Columbus A Latter-Day Saint Perspective, (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, ), 53– The world owes most to the men, great and small, who in the name of truth have dared to challenge tradition. Columbus letter of First voyage to America La carta de Colón sobre el descubrimiento Journal de bord de Christophe Colomb Bordbuch Briefe Berichte Dokumente The Latin letter of Columbus Der deutsche Kolumbus-Brief Four voyages to the New World La carta de D. Cristóbal Colón Il codice dei privilegi di Cristoforo Colombo Viajes de Colón Der Kolumbusbrief Venezuela tierra de.


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Christopher Columbus and the first voyages to the New World by Steve Dodge Download PDF EPUB FB2

The explorer Christopher Columbus made four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in, and His most famous was his. "Christopher Columbus and the First Voyages to the New World" makes the case that what Columbus did in was "the most momentous miscalculation in history." Stephen C.

Dodge tells the story of the stubborn captain-general who led at iny fleet of three ships from the Spanish port of Palos that August.5/5(1). How was the first voyage of Columbus to the New World undertaken, and what was its legacy. Having convinced the King and Queen of Spain to finance his voyage, Christopher Columbus departed mainland Spain on August 3, He quickly made port in the Canary Islands for a final restocking and left there on September 6.

Christopher Columbus - Christopher Columbus - The first voyage: The ships for the first voyage—the Niña, Pinta, and Santa María—were fitted out at Palos, on the Tinto River in Spain. Consortia put together by a royal treasury official and composed mainly of Genoese and Florentine bankers in Sevilla (Seville) provided at least 1, maravedis to outfit the expedition, and Columbus.

Christopher Columbus (/ k ə ˈ l ʌ m b ə s /; before 31 October – 20 May ) was an Italian explorer and colonizer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the New World for conquest and permanent European colonization of the expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, were the first European contact with the Caribbean, Central Children: Diego, Fernando.

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Columbus made four transatlantic voyages: –93, –96, –, and – He traveled primarily to the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Jamaica, and in his latter two voyages traveled to the coasts of eastern Central America and northern South America.

Read more below: Life: The first voyage. Prior to Lawrence Bergreen's new effort the best book on Christopher Columbus, as far as I'm concerned, has been "Christopher Columbus--Admiral of the Ocean Sea" by the late Dr.

Samuel Eliot Morison of Harvard University. I did find myself reading through Dr. Morison's book on Columbus easier than Bergreen's new book on Columbus. by: 2. Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (ed., Different version available) Young, Alexander Bell Filson, Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery; a Narrative, with a Note on the Navigation of Columbus's First Voyage by Date:,   Famed Italian explorer Christopher Columbus discovered the 'New World' of the Americas on an expedition sponsored by King Ferdinand of Spain in   Pauline Moffitt Watts, “Prophecy and Discovery: On the Spiritual Origins of Christopher Columbus’s ‘Enterprise of the Indies,’” American Historical Rev no.

1 (): 73–; Leonard I. Sweet, “Christopher Columbus and the Millennial Vision of the New World,” Catholic Historical Rev no. 3 (): –; Carol. Watch, listen and learn about how Christopher Columbus was inspired to discover the new world. Simple, lyrical text by Marion Dane Bauer.

Illustrated by Liz Goulet Dubois. The climate and trees of this new land reminded him so much of Spain that he decided to name it Espanola (Dunn and Kelly ). However, as early asPeter Martyr, the first New World historian, began referring to the island as Hispaniola, its Latin name, by which it.

Columbus, Christopher: The journal of Christopher Columbus: (during his first voyage, ), and documents relating to the voyages of John Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real / (New York: B.

Franklin, [date of publication not identified]), also by Paolo del Pozzo Toscanelli and Clements R. Markham (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

The first series, which ran from toconsists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India.

When Columbus was born in the mid-fifteenth century, Europe was largely isolated from the rest of the Old World - Africa and Asia - and ignorant of the existence of the world of the Western Hemisphere.

The voyages of Christopher Columbus opened a period of European exploration and empire building that breached the boundaries of those isolated worlds and changed the course of human history.5/5(1).

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would be an excellent resource for young readers researching the discovery of the New World, Christopher Columbus (i.e. explorers) and the difficulties of early exploration.

There are nicely executed line drawings to complement the storyline, as well as helpful timelines on Columbus' life and exploration/5. Columbus reports on his first voyage, A Spotlight on a Primary Source by Christopher Columbus.

View this item in the collection. On August 3,Columbus set sail from Spain to find an all-water route to Asia. On Octo more than two months later, Columbus landed on an island in the Bahamas that he called San Salvador; the natives.

Year in which Columbus started his first of four voyages to the New World. Explorer. A person who travels the world in search of a goal, such as wealth, information, or colonization He wrote a book about his travels called Descriptions of the World which inspired Columbus to be an explorer.

He talked about seeing great treasures like gold. Columbus reaches the New World After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights a Bahamian island, believing he has reached East Asia.Christopher Columbus owned a copy of Marco Polo’s famous book, and it gave him a love for exploration.

In the mid 15th century, Portugal was desperately trying to find a faster trade route to Asia. Exotic goods such as spices, ivory, silk, and gems were popular items of trade. The Bahamas is a country steeped in the fascinating tales of Christopher Columbus history.

Though the country’s story began centuries earlier, the arrival of Columbus in the Bahamas on 12 th October marked an important point in history which at the time was known to Europeans as the discovery of the ‘New World’. Monuments, museums, and statues can be found throughout the .