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The great age of discovery
Newton, Arthur Percival, 1873-1942, editor.
Publication Information:
London : University of London Press, ltd., 1932.
Physical Description:
xi, 230 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles ; 23 cm
General Note:
Plates, etc., accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress.

"The substance of the contributions that are here published was included in a course of public lectures delivered in the Departments of history and geography in King's college, London, in the Lent term of 1931."--Pref.
Introduction.--the transition from the medieval to the modern age, by A.P. Newton.--Spanish civilisation in the great age of discovery, by A. Pastor.--Vasco da Gama and the way to the Indies, by E. Prestage.--Christopher Columbus and his first voyage, by A.P. Newton.--Asia or mundus novus? By A.P. Newton.--The first explorers of the North American coast, by H.P. Biggar.--The search for a western passage, by H.J. Wood.--The first circumnavigation, by J. A. Williamson.--The northern passages, by E.G.R. Taylor.
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