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1492 : The Year the World Began

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1492: Not Simply the YearColumbus Sailed the Ocean Blue . . .



In this extraordinary, sweeping history, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto traces key elements of the modern worldback to that single fateful year when everything changed.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 28mm | 381.02g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Maps; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061132284
  • 9780061132285
  • 645,773

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"Fernandez-Armesto challenges some long-standing historical thinking.... The compiled information adds immensely to the understanding of world that ended and began in 1492.... 1492 changes our view of history."--San Antonio Express-News
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