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The Career and Legend of Vasco Da Gama


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März 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A revisionist account of Vasco da Gama, discoverer of the India sea route, 1497 99.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; 1. Overture: bones of contention; 2. The heritage of Santiago; 3. To Calicut and back; 4. The attempt to consolidate; 5. The wilderness years; 6. A career culminates; Finale: the judgements of posterity; Bibliography.

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'... exhaustively documented, and dense with information.' The Times Literary Supplement 'Subrahmanyam is an exemplary scholar. His knowledge of the subject is unsurpassed.' The Sunday Times ' ... a book notable as much for its formidable scholarship as for the boldness and breadth of its conception'. Cultura ' ... an outstanding biography ... which makes it easy to follow Vasco Da Gama's career'. Business Standard
EAN: 9780521646291
ISBN: 0521646294
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2002
Seitenanzahl: 428 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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