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Christopher Columbus and His Legacy Opposing Viewpoints (Opposing Viewpoints Series) by Mary Ellen Jones

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Published by Greenhaven Pr .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Indians, Treatment of,
  • History - General History,
  • Treatment,
  • History: World,
  • Spanish,
  • Latin America,
  • North American,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • America,
  • Columbus, Christopher,
  • Indians

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8274527M
ISBN 100899081711
ISBN 109780899081717

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Christopher Columbus and His Legacy: Opposing Viewpoints Library Binding – September 1, by Mary Ellen Jones (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Library Binding Price: $ Christopher Columbus and His Legacy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Articles present opposing viewpoints on such Columbus- Author: Mary Ellen Jones. Christopher Columbus (/ k ə ˈ l ʌ m b ə s /; before 31 October – 20 May ) was an Italian explorer and colonizer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the New World for conquest and permanent European colonization of the expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, were the first European contact with the Children: Diego, Fernando. Statue of Christopher Columbus in Madrid, Spain. (Paul Hanna/Reuters) The great Genoese explorer was not a perfect man, but his legacy has been unfairly tarnished by Author: John Hirschauer.

The book could easily be two books one on Columbus and the other on his legacy especially in the US. His attempt to assert an almost black-white difference between Europeans as unique exploiters and the natives as guardians of nature is too stark and simplistic/5.   News > World > Americas Christopher Columbus: The life and legacy of the famous explorer. He might have believed it was Asia but his voyages to . Columbus made four transatlantic voyages: –93, –96, –, and – He traveled primarily to the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Jamaica, and in his latter two voyages traveled to the coasts of eastern Central America and northern South America. Read more below: Life: The first voyage. Christopher Columbus Was Not A Hero Words | 4 Pages. Although Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World was an important moment in American history, he should not be credited for the discovery of the land, nor should his legacy be commemorated for it brought upon an era of slaughter and slavery.

  Christopher Columbus (born between 31 October and 30 October , Genoa; died 20 May , Valladolid) was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa.   Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. In , he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña ships alongside, hoping to find.   Christopher Columbus and his legacy by Mary Ellen Jones; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Spanish, Indians, Treatment of Indians, Exploration, Treatment, Spanish Discovery and exploration, History, Discovery and exploration.   Yet, the stunning truth is: If Christopher Columbus were alive today, he would be put on trial for crimes against humanity. Columbus' reign of terror, as documented by noted historians, was so bloody, his legacy so unspeakably cruel, that Columbus makes a modern villain like Saddam Hussein look like a pale : Eric Kasum.