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by Washington Irving

Download The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus  Volume II ePub
  • ISBN 0554330512
  • ISBN13 978-0554330518
  • Language English
  • Author Washington Irving
  • Publisher BiblioLife (August 18, 2008)
  • Pages 584
  • Formats mbr lrf lit mobi
  • Category Travels
  • Subcategory Specialty Travel
  • Size ePub 1670 kb
  • Size Fb2 1579 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 174

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It was published in four volumes in Britain and in three volumes in the United States. The work was the most popular treatment of Columbus in the English-speaking world until the publication of Samuel Eliot Morison's biography Admiral of the Ocean Sea in 1942.

Book XI. Chapter I. Administration of the Adelantado. Columbus had anticipated repose from his toils on arriving at Hispaniola, but a new scene of trouble and anxiety opened upon him, destined to impede the prosecution of his enterprises, and to affect all his future fortunes. To explain this, it is necessary to relate the occurrences of the island during his long detention in Spain.

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In this, the second of two volumes, Irving begins with Columbus's establishment of a chain of military posts in the New World and continues through his final journeys; this volume also includes extensive appendices. With a dedication to historical accuracy combined with a flair for engaging storytelling, Irving bestows upon us one of the classic works of history of the Age of Exploration. WASHINGTON IRVING (1783-1859) was born in New York City to Scottish immigrant parents.

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Start by marking The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by writing newspaper articles under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. Irving's historical works include a five volume biography of George Washington (after whom he was named) as well as biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra.

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