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Felipe Fernández-Armesto Random House

In 1507, European cartographers were struggling to redraw their maps of the world and to name the newly found lands of the Western Hemisphere. The name they settled on: America, after Amerigo Vespucci

ISBN10 : 030751255X , ISBN13 : 9780307512550

Page Number : 272

Toward The Setting Sun

David Boyle Walker Books

Most Americans don't look far beyond Christopher Columbus when it comes to the discovery of America, yet the simple fact that we bear the name of Amerigo Vespucci suggests there is more to the story.

ISBN10 : 9780802716514 , ISBN13 : 0802716512

Page Number : 432

American Tricksters

William J. Jackson Wipf and Stock Publishers

Tricksters are known by their deeds. Obviously not all the examples in American Tricksters are full-blown mythological tricksters like Coyote, Raven, or the Two Brothers found in Native American stori

ISBN10 : 1630877336 , ISBN13 : 9781630877330

Page Number : 292

The Golden Bowl

Henry James BookRix

The Golden Bowl is a novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden B

ISBN10 : 3736806868 , ISBN13 : 9783736806863

Page Number : 819