The World of Columbus & Sons sets American history into a world-wide context. Short, beautifully written stories explain what was going on during the main segments of Columbus's life. Looking at the years from 1451-1539, learn about Prince Henry the Navigator, Ivan III of Russia, Gutenberg, Queen Isabella, Leonardo da Vinci, Mohammed II, the African ruler Nomi Mansa, Martin Luther, Erasmus, Albrecht D|rer, Copernicus, Michaelangelo and many others. Told in Foster's engaging and winsome style enhanced by her helpful chronologies and timelines, readers will learn of the religious, cultural and scientific changes that ushered in a new frontier of exploration and discovery. 406 pages, softcover. 7th Grade and up.
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