Mr. Fernandez-Armesto's amazing "guided tour" of and into one of humankind's most pivotal years is an astounding voyage! Read morePublished 24 days ago by Michael P. Williams, Esq.
A good overview of the world before and during Columbus's expedition.Published 1 month 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 2 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 2 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
I am perplexed at the gift this author has for this undertaking. His ability to study and relate the World changing and the mechanics. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lillian Bartlett
Although the author does a good job of covering concurrent events around the world in 1492, I thought it was obvious that his main objective was to get to the end of the book where... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mike in Palm Bay