Columbus Then and Now: A Life Reexamined


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The author traces the events of Columbus's life in chronological order, drawing on manuscripts, diaries, private correspondence, court and naval records, and shipping logs to provide a historically credible portrait. He uses sources never before incorporated in a book-length study, most notably the recently discovered Libro copiador (a collection of letters written by Columbus himself) and Columbus's holographs (over two thousand notes written in the margins of four of his books). Separating fact from fiction, Davidson ...

Columbus Then and Now: A Life Reexamined 1997, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806129341