Maritime Exploration in the Age of Discovery, 1415-1800

Un libro in lingua di Love Ronald S. edito da Greenwood Pub Group, 2006

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Aimed at student researchers at the high school and beginning undergraduate levels, this text covers the maritime exploration that drove European trade and imperial expansion during the period 1415-1800. Following a chronology and historical overview, Love (history, U. of West Georgia) describes early Portuguese expeditions along the African coast. Other topics include the Spanish discovery of the Americas, the search for a northern passage to China, and the exploration of the Pacific. Supplementary materials include biographical profiles, excerpts from primary documents, a glossary, and an annotated bibliography. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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