Six prominent authors tell the story of what was happening all over the world during the time of Columbus. To the majority of the earth's inhabitants of 500 years ago, Renaissance Europe was not the center of the world--everywhere were societies on the rise or in decline, and now this book reveals their accomplishments. Photographs and illustrations.

The World in 1492 1992, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805016741