I never wondered what was going on all over the earth in 1492. Now I know a considerable amount on that subject and really enjoyed learning it.Published 21 days ago by bdaddy
Interesting thesis, but not tied together as well as it could have been.Published 23 days ago by Vincent Adesso
Mr. Fernandez-Armesto's amazing "guided tour" of and into one of humankind's most pivotal years is an astounding voyage! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael P. Williams, Esq.
A good overview of the world before and during Columbus's expedition.Published 2 months ago by William S.
1/3 through reads well, interesting vivid writing, for someone well-versed in this historical period maybe too much overview, but a fun bookPublished 3 months ago by David W. Bond
Very informative. Put's in perspective what was going on in the world during that period of time to best understand why such a risky voyage was undertaken in what would today not... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mickey Lew
His vocabulary far exceeds mine therefore it was difficult to understand. Great detail packed with little known facts, but that is the purpose of reading after all. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Thomas E. Pierson