Christopher Columbus Encyclopedia. Volumes 1 and 2
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This work is significant for several reasons. It accepts Spanish usage and accentuation for Spanish and Indian names. It contains signed articles by authorities in the field. It enters confidently and authoritatively into the usual controversies surrounding Columbus: spirituality of enterprise versus materialism; the voyage routes; landfall; and the questions of his Jewishness and of his prior knowledge of routes and maps. The excellent bibliographic essays are comprehensive, as is the article on Columbus in Hispanic literature, which is up to date and includes the Indigenista view on Columbus and those who followed him. In addition, there are numerous maps and document facsimiles. All future research on Columbus will have to recognize this work. Highly recommended for all levels and libraries. Previewed in "Rediscovering Columbus," LJ 8/91.
- Rene Perez-Lopez, Virginia Wesleyan Coll. Lib., Norfolk
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Book Description Simon & Schuster, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131426621