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Christopher Columbus : controversial explorer of the Americas / Christopher C. Brink.

Brink, Christopher, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Hero or villain? Claims and counterclaims.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ligonier PL - Ligonier YA 970.01 B (Text) 73571200166579 Main Floor, Young Adult Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1502635232
  • ISBN: 9781502635235
  • ISBN: 1502635259
  • ISBN: 9781502635259
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Christopher Columbus? -- History of Europe before Columbus -- The life of Columbus -- Was Columbus a hero or a villain -- Later effects of Columbus.
Summary, etc.:
"Few people in history have had as significant an impact on the shaping of multiple cultures as Christopher Columbus, the explorer who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492 in search of a sea route from Europe to Asia. He has been widely admired throughout history for his persistence, courage, charisma, and impressive nautical and navigational skills, particularly considering his lack of formal education. However, he has been the target of significant criticism due to his perceived cruelty toward the native inhabitants of the islands he discovered, his ineptitude at governing the colony he founded, and his tendency toward dishonesty and manipulation of others when it suited his purposes. This book seeks to provide the reader with a balanced perspective of Columbus's personality, achievements, and far-reaching effects on cultures on both sides of the Atlantic."-- Publisher website.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Columbus, Christopher > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > America > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Spain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish > Juvenile literature.
Columbus, Christopher.
Explorers > America > Biography.
Explorers > Spain > Biography.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish.
Genre: Biographies.

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