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Octavo, grey cloth (hardcover), silver letters, xvii, 265 pp. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Illustrated, including numerous maps. From Jacket: Who Was He? When i started this book it was intended to be simply a study of a navigator, by a navigator. Christopher Columbus has been depicted as a braggart, liar and incompetent ass. I found him to be modest, truthful and a highly skilled navigator. Having made these findings, the question arose as to where he could have acquired his skills. Could he have been raised as an illiterate, apprenticed as a wood carder, and gained experience at sea as a passenger, as has been depicted? This led to a search for his true identity. The clues are there to be seen -- if one is not blinded by prejudice. Who was he? Presented here are pertinent facts which answer the questions plaguing historians...
Title: Discovering Columbus.
Categories: Discovery & Exploration,
Publisher: Columbus, GA: ISAC Press, The Institute for the Study of American Cultures, (1992). First Edition, First Printing.:
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