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1492: The Year the World Began

Authors: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe
Publisher: HarperOne
BISAC/Subject: HIS000000, REL000000, HIS037010, HIS037000, CGN007000
ISBN: 9780061959097, Related ISBNs: 006195909X, 9780061132285, 9780061959097
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 352,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 1492: The Year the World Began is a look at one of the most fascinating years in world history, the year when many believe the modern world was born. Historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, author of Millennium, covers such iconic figures as Christopher Columbus and Alexander Borgia and explores cultures as diverse as that of Spain, China, and Africa to tell the story of 1492, a momentous year whose lessons are still relevant today
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