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Admiral of the Ocean Sea : A Life of Christopher Columbus - Samuel Eliot Morison

Admiral of the Ocean Sea

A Life of Christopher Columbus

Paperback Published: 19th October 1991
ISBN: 9780316584784
Number Of Pages: 680

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Telling the story of the greatest sailor of them all, "Admiral of the Ocean Sea" is a vivid and definitive biography of Columbus that details all of his voyages that, for better or worse, changed the world. 50 drawings, maps & charts; 4 fold-outs.

Spanish Coins of Columbian Erap. xiv
Prefacep. xv
The First Forty Years
Prologuep. 3
Genoap. 7
Cheerfully at Seap. 18
Lusitaniap. 27
The Man Columbusp. 43
The Enterprise of the Indiesp. 54
In Castilep. 79
The Queen Consentsp. 96
Nina, Pinta and Santa Mariap. 109
Officers and Menp. 135
The First Voyage to America
Bound Awayp. 153
A Day at Seap. 167
How Columbus Navigatedp. 183
Atlantic Crossingp. 197
Adelante! Adelante!p. 211
Landfallp. 222
The Quest for Japanp. 237
Pursuit of the Grand Khanp. 254
Orientep. 267
La Isla Espanolap. 280
La Navidadp. 297
Homeward Passagep. 314
Azorean Agonyp. 324
In Portuguese Powerp. 336
Home Is the Sailorp. 350
Diplomatic Interludep. 360
Spreading the Newsp. 375
The Second Voyage To America
The Grand Fleetp. 389
Many Marysp. 400
Saints and Virginsp. 412
Cibaop. 430
Cuba and Jamaicap. 445
The Queen's Gardenp. 454
Back to Isabelap. 469
Hell in Hispaniolap. 481
Crowded Crossingp. 496
The Third Voyage to America
Preparationsp. 505
Trinidadp. 515
Pariap. 532
Terrestrial Paradisep. 549
Terrestrial Infernop. 562
The Fourth Voyage To America
Last Chancep. 575
Hurricanep. 584
Search for a Straitp. 594
Veraguap. 609
Belenp. 622
At Sea in a Sievep. 633
Maroonedp. 640
Rescue and Endp. 656
Indexp. 673
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ISBN: 9780316584784
ISBN-10: 0316584789
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 680
Published: 19th October 1991
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.04  x 3.63
Weight (kg): 1.01
Edition Type: New edition

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