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The Resource New worlds : the great voyages of discovery, 1400-1600, Ronald H. Fritze

New worlds : the great voyages of discovery, 1400-1600, Ronald H. Fritze

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New worlds : the great voyages of discovery, 1400-1600
Title
New worlds
Title remainder
the great voyages of discovery, 1400-1600
Statement of responsibility
Ronald H. Fritze
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
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Fritze, Ronald H.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Discoveries in geography
Label
New worlds : the great voyages of discovery, 1400-1600, Ronald H. Fritze
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-277)
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chronology
  • 1.
  • World Views Before the Age of Exploration.
  • p. 1
  • Ancient and Medieval Cosmography and Climatology.
  • p. 1
  • Three Continents.
  • p. 5
  • Asia and the Marvels of the East.
  • p. 6
  • Africa.
  • p. 16
  • Atlantic Ocean.
  • p. 18
  • 2.
  • Trade and Contact Between Europe, Asia and Africa Before the 1490s.
  • p. 23
  • Ancient Trade with India.
  • p. 24
  • Silk Road.
  • p. 28
  • East-West Trade Before the Crusades.
  • p. 30
  • Crusades and the Pax Mongolica.
  • p. 33
  • European Travellers in Asia.
  • p. 35
  • Marco Polo.
  • p. 40
  • End of the Pax Mongolica and the Revival of Islam.
  • p. 44
  • Trans-Saharan Trade with West Africa.
  • p. 46
  • 3.
  • Late Medieval European Exploration of the Atlantic and Africa Before 1492.
  • p. 53
  • Late Medieval Europe and the Canary Islands.
  • p. 54
  • Portugal, the Avis Dynasty and Ceuta.
  • p. 58
  • Technology and Exploration - Navigation, Cartography and Ships.
  • p. 66
  • Canaries and the Portuguese Exploration of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • p. 73
  • Cape Bojador and Beyond.
  • p. 80
  • Slaves and Gold - the Portuguese Reach the Guinea Coast.
  • p. 84
  • King Afonso and the Explorations of Fernao Gomes.
  • p. 88
  • Explorations Under King Joao II - Cao, Covilha and Dias.
  • p. 91
  • 4.
  • Great Voyages of the 1490s - Columbus, Cabot and Gama.
  • p. 97
  • Christopher Columbus and His 'Enterprise of the Indies'.
  • p. 98
  • Bristol, John Cabot and the Rediscovery of North America.
  • p. 122
  • Vasco da Gama and the Sea-road to India.
  • p. 127
  • 5.
  • Comprehending the Americas - Outlining the Coastline for a Way to Asia.
  • p. 142
  • Settling Hispaniola and the Discovery of South America.
  • p. 142
  • Magellan and the First Circumnavigation of the Globe.
  • p. 159
  • Voyages to North America after Cabot and the Search for Northern Passages.
  • p. 167
  • North-east Passage.
  • p. 177
  • 6.
  • Conquests.
  • p. 179
  • Portuguese Conquest of the Indian Ocean.
  • p. 180
  • Discovery and Conquest of Mexico.
  • p. 194
  • Conquest of Peru and After.
  • p. 210
  • Spanish Explorations in North America.
  • p. 220
  • French, English and Dutch Explorations and Settlements, c. 1550-c. 1600.
  • p. 224
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 229
  • Notes.
  • p. 241
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 269
  • Index.
  • p. 279
Control code
l82002034587
Dimensions
27 cm .
Extent
xii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780275979829
Lccn
2002034587
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Label
New worlds : the great voyages of discovery, 1400-1600, Ronald H. Fritze
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-277)
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chronology
  • 1.
  • World Views Before the Age of Exploration.
  • p. 1
  • Ancient and Medieval Cosmography and Climatology.
  • p. 1
  • Three Continents.
  • p. 5
  • Asia and the Marvels of the East.
  • p. 6
  • Africa.
  • p. 16
  • Atlantic Ocean.
  • p. 18
  • 2.
  • Trade and Contact Between Europe, Asia and Africa Before the 1490s.
  • p. 23
  • Ancient Trade with India.
  • p. 24
  • Silk Road.
  • p. 28
  • East-West Trade Before the Crusades.
  • p. 30
  • Crusades and the Pax Mongolica.
  • p. 33
  • European Travellers in Asia.
  • p. 35
  • Marco Polo.
  • p. 40
  • End of the Pax Mongolica and the Revival of Islam.
  • p. 44
  • Trans-Saharan Trade with West Africa.
  • p. 46
  • 3.
  • Late Medieval European Exploration of the Atlantic and Africa Before 1492.
  • p. 53
  • Late Medieval Europe and the Canary Islands.
  • p. 54
  • Portugal, the Avis Dynasty and Ceuta.
  • p. 58
  • Technology and Exploration - Navigation, Cartography and Ships.
  • p. 66
  • Canaries and the Portuguese Exploration of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • p. 73
  • Cape Bojador and Beyond.
  • p. 80
  • Slaves and Gold - the Portuguese Reach the Guinea Coast.
  • p. 84
  • King Afonso and the Explorations of Fernao Gomes.
  • p. 88
  • Explorations Under King Joao II - Cao, Covilha and Dias.
  • p. 91
  • 4.
  • Great Voyages of the 1490s - Columbus, Cabot and Gama.
  • p. 97
  • Christopher Columbus and His 'Enterprise of the Indies'.
  • p. 98
  • Bristol, John Cabot and the Rediscovery of North America.
  • p. 122
  • Vasco da Gama and the Sea-road to India.
  • p. 127
  • 5.
  • Comprehending the Americas - Outlining the Coastline for a Way to Asia.
  • p. 142
  • Settling Hispaniola and the Discovery of South America.
  • p. 142
  • Magellan and the First Circumnavigation of the Globe.
  • p. 159
  • Voyages to North America after Cabot and the Search for Northern Passages.
  • p. 167
  • North-east Passage.
  • p. 177
  • 6.
  • Conquests.
  • p. 179
  • Portuguese Conquest of the Indian Ocean.
  • p. 180
  • Discovery and Conquest of Mexico.
  • p. 194
  • Conquest of Peru and After.
  • p. 210
  • Spanish Explorations in North America.
  • p. 220
  • French, English and Dutch Explorations and Settlements, c. 1550-c. 1600.
  • p. 224
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 229
  • Notes.
  • p. 241
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 269
  • Index.
  • p. 279
Control code
l82002034587
Dimensions
27 cm .
Extent
xii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780275979829
Lccn
2002034587
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)

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