1492: The Year The World Began

November 3, 2009|
1492: The Year The World Began by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
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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
The world would end in 1492—so the prophets, soothsayers, and stargazers said. They were right. Their world did end. Ours began.In this extraordinary, sweeping history, Felipe Fernández-Armesto traces key elements of the modern world back to that single, fateful year. Everything changed in 1492: the way power and wealth were distribute...
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Title:1492: The Year The World Began
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:352 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.13 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.13 in
Published:November 3, 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780061132278

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