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Discovery of the Americas, 1492-1800

Author: Tom Smith
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2005.
Series: Discovery & exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines the coastal voyages and explorations of South and Central America from 1492-1800.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Smith
ISBN: 081605262X 9780816052622
OCLC Number: 55990153
Description: xvii, 206 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Columbus returns to Spain --
World in 1492 --
Four voyages of Columbus --
New World: 1500-1519 --
Cortés the Explorer --
Pizarro, Peru, and South America: 1531-1683 --
Cabeza de Vaca's epic journey --
Hernando de Soto and "La Florida" --
Coronado and the seven cities --
Charting the coast of California --
New Mexico and the Guylf Coast: 1600s --
Road to California: 1700s --
Charting the Pacific Northwest: 1700s --
New World in 1800.
Series Title: Discovery & exploration.
Responsibility: Tom Smith.

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Helpful overview of the "Columbian exchange"

by CT37 (WorldCat user published 2011-06-17) Very Good Permalink

Written for middle school and above readers, but probably also helpful ...
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