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1492 - by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto (Paperback)

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  • 1492: Not Simply the YearColumbus Sailed the Ocean Blue . . .In this extraordinary, sweeping history, Felipe Fernández-Armesto traces key elements of the modern worldback to that single fateful year when everything changed.
  • Author(s): Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
  • 352 Pages
  • History, World

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Fernandez-Armesto presents a global look at the year when everything changed and the modern world was born.



Book Synopsis



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

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



Review Quotes




"In this admirable history, Fernández-Armesto has written a book of travels not unlike those of Marco Polo, filled with marvels and sensations, rich in description and replete with anecdote. 1492 is a compendium of delights." -- The Times (London)

In his stimulating new book, Fernandez-Armesto offers a model of how to write popular history: accessible, provocative and full of telling detail. (4 stars) -- Mail on Sunday (London)

"Fernandez-Armesto's narrative fluidity, not to mention an ability to turn a phrase, converts facts into context in an attractively readable manner.... Surveying the planet entire in 1492, Fernández-Armesto brilliantly sweeps a startling breadth of history into his unified narrative." -- Booklist

"Fernández-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


Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 6.0 Inches (W) x 1.0 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: World
Publisher: HarperOne
Format: Paperback
Author: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Language: English
Street Date: November 2, 2010
TCIN: 12831446
UPC: 9780061132285
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-2786
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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