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    • The Modern Scholar

    • Journeys of the Great Explorers: Columbus to Cook
    • By: Professor Glyndwr Williams
    • Narrated by: Glyndwr Williams
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the most dramatic periods in world history is the age of Europe's discovery of the world from Columbus and da Gama in the late 15th century to the voyages of James Cook in the 18th century. The extent of the changes can be seen by comparing the pre-Columbian maps, which showed no knowledge of either the Americas or the Pacific, with those of 1800, which in terms of projection, scale, and content approximate today's maps.

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    • An enjoyable course in Sailing History

    • By David on 01-24-13

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