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Author Wey Gómez, Nicolás.

Title The tropics of empire [electronic resource] : why Columbus sailed south to the Indies / Nicolás Wey Gómez.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxiv, 592 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [535]-568) and index.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2016. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Note Description based on print version.
Misc. 049 KFPX
049 KFPX
049 KFPX
Subject Columbus, Christopher -- Knowledge -- Geography.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Tropics -- Geography.
Geography, Medieval.
Discoveries in geography.
Navigation -- History.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 15th century.
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280 -- Knowledge -- Geography.
Ailly, Pierre d', 1350-1420? -- Knowledge -- Geography.
Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566 -- Knowledge -- Geography.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 9780262232647 (DLC) 2007020947
Standard No. 2027/heb.31248 hdl

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