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Heat-Moon, William Least - Columbus in the Americas, ebook

Columbus in the Americas

Heat-Moon, William Least


With these portentous words, Christopher Columbus described one of his first encounters with Native Americans on the island of Guanahani, which he had named San Salvador and claimed for Spain the day before. In Columbus

Viala, Fabienne - The Post-Columbus Syndrome, ebook

The Post-Columbus Syndrome

Viala, Fabienne


Introduction—The Post-Columbus Syndrome: A Comparative Approach to Caribbean Memory in the Longue Durée
Fabienne Viala
Part I. Post-Columbus Systems of Memory: Recycling Heritage in the Caribbean
2. Transculturation

O'Sullivan, John - In the Footsteps of Columbus, ebook

In the Footsteps of Columbus

O'Sullivan, John


Table of contents
Part 1. Background
1. Before ISS
John O’Sullivan
2. Spacecraft
John O’Sullivan
Part 2. Missions
3. STS-100
John O’Sullivan
4. Andromède
John O’Sullivan
5. Marco Polo
John O’Sullivan
6. STS-111
John O’Sullivan
7. Odissea
John O’Sullivan

Columbus, Chris - Hurjien tarinoiden talo, ebook

Hurjien tarinoiden talo

Columbus, Chris


Kertomaton historia. Suvun salainen perintö. Musta magia. Koukuttavassa tarinassa hurjat juonenkäänteet seuraavat toistaan. Sisarukset Brendan, Cordelia ja Eleanor Walker muuttavat vanhempineen salaperäiseen vanhaan taloon, jonka on omistanut aiemmin…

Clayton, Lawrence A. - Bartolom de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas, ebook

Bartolom de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas

Clayton, Lawrence A.


This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure of the period after Columbus. Explores the period

Sundaram, S. K. - 79th Conference on Glass Problems, ebook

79th Conference on Glass Problems

Sundaram, S. K.


This proceedings contains a collection of 21 papers presented at the 79th Conference on Glass Problems held November 4-8, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Papers touch on topics critical to glass manufacturers including melting and combustion; refractories; forming; and environmental issues.

Hudis, Norman - No Laughing Matter, ebook

No Laughing Matter

Hudis, Norman


For the first time, in NO LAUGHING MATTER, Norman Hudis, who wrote the first six Carry On movies, reveals his hitherto secret, decades-long and quixotic writing-activity since he left the series. It's this: He Carried On Writing Carry On stories in the…

Worker, Julian - Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands and more, ebook

Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands and more

Worker, Julian


This book includes stories about travelling in the Western Caribbean, visiting Grand Cayman, Jamaica, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and The Bahamas. Other stories are about the Scottish Highlands including visits to Inverness, Ullapool, Plockton, and…