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Christopher Columbus and the Mystery of the Bell of the Santa Maria

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Publisher Comments:

In this unique volume, hundreds of archival and specially commissioned photographs accompany a penetrating analysis to fit together the pieces of the many puzzles surrounding Christopher Columbus. The controversial revelations of this book, derived from the interpretation of ancient maps and the results of underwater exploration, will thrill armchair adventurers and intrigue history buffs who have long craved more information on the mysterious identity of the legendary explorer.This fascinating volume takes readers on a voyage of discovery into the mysterious life of Christopher Columbus. The authors present fresh insight into the identity of Columbus, revealing new and surprising discoveries into his lineage and true identity. The latter part of the book is devoted to one of the most important events in modern archaeology: the search for the diving bell of the flagship of Columbus expedition, The Santa Maria, discovered in 1994.

Book News Annotation:

Published in an oversized format (10.25x12.25) and filled with full-page and two-page color plates of historical maps, paintings, and other images, this volume contains a complete account of Columbus's life and career. The volume concludes with Mazzara's personal tale of the discovery of the ship's bell from the Santa Maria, found on a sunken ship he discovered off the coast of Portugal. Distributed in North America by Rizzoli. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9788854403963
Publisher:
White Star Publishers
Subject:
Pictorials
Author:
Mazzara, Roberto
Author:
Marino, Ruggero
Author:
Varela, Consuelo
Subject:
General
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
North American
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
12 x 9.75 in

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