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Title:
1492 : the year the world began
Author:
Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.
Personal Author:
Edition:
lst HarperCollins paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper One, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
vi, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
"This world is small" : prophecy and reality in 1492 -- "To constitute Spain to the service of God" : the extinction of Islam in Western Europe -- "I can see the horsemen" : the strivings of Islam in Africa -- "No sight more pitiable" : the Mediterranean world and the redistribution of the Sephardim -- "Is God angry with us?" : culture and conflict in Italy -- Toward "the land of darkness" : Russia and the eastern marches of Christendom -- "That sea of blood" : Columbus and the transatlantic link -- "Among the singing willows" : China, Japan, and Korea -- "The seas of milk and butter" : the Indian Ocean rim -- "The fourth world" : indigenous societies in the Atlantic and the Americas -- The world we're in.
Reading Level:
1280 Lexile.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC High School 12. 24 Quiz: 56746.
ISBN:
9780061132285
Format :
Book