Columbus and the New World / edited by Joseph C. Schnaubelt and Frederick Van Fleteren ; prepared in cooperation with the Augustinian Historical Institute of Villanova University.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : P. Lang, ©1998.
Description
x, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Preface / Thomas A. Losoncy
  • Prologue
  • The importance of the Book of prophecies in understanding Columbus / Kay Brigham
  • Augustine and Columbus' voyages / Vernon Bourke
  • Avicenna in the age of Columbus / Allan Bc̃k
  • Prolegomena to the voyage
  • Arabic astronomy during the Age of Discovery / George Saliba
  • The cartographic background to the voyages of Columbus / David Buisseret
  • The voyage
  • The imagined world of Christopher Columbus / Delno C. West
  • Columbus's navigation : fifteenth-century technology in search of contemporary understanding / James E. Kelley, Jr.
  • Aftermath of the voyage
  • The medieval church-state conflict in the New world / James M. Muldoon
  • Biological and ecological repercussions of the opening of the oceans after 1492 / William H. McNeill.
ISBN
  • 0820437360 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780820437361 ((alk. paper))
  • 0820422924
  • 9780820422923
LCCN
97014768
OCLC
36884262
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