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The Resource Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America, Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America, Felipe Fernández-Armesto

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Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America
Title
Amerigo
Title remainder
the man who gave his name to America
Statement of responsibility
Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life and times of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure adventurer, salesman, sorcerer, and relentless borrower of others' experiences and achievements who gave his name to the continents of the New World
Member of
Summary
In this groundbreaking work, leading historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto tells the story of our hemisphere as a whole, showing why it is impossible to understand North, Central, and South America in isolation without turning to the intertwining forces that shape the region
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
Biography type
individual biography
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189332
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E125.V5
LC item number
F47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the man who gave his name to America
Label
Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America, Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sorcerer's apprenticeship -- The prospect from exile -- The stargazer at sea -- The spellbinder's books -- Prospero prefigured -- The conjurer's stage
Control code
20219571
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 231 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400062812
Lccn
2006051739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America, Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sorcerer's apprenticeship -- The prospect from exile -- The stargazer at sea -- The spellbinder's books -- Prospero prefigured -- The conjurer's stage
Control code
20219571
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 231 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400062812
Lccn
2006051739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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