Columbus and the world around him

Title Columbus and the world around him
Names Meltzer, Milton.
Book Number BR008496
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Meltzer, in this meticulously researched account, moves beyond Columbus's skills as a navigator to paint a picture of an arrogant, obsessive dreamer. Driven by greed for wealth and power and by a dubious interest in converting "the heathens," Columbus, like his comtemporaries, saw non-Europeans as inferior being ripe for enslavement, and their lands ripe for European exploitation. For grades 6-9 and older readers.
Local Subject Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
History - HST
History - Modern World - HWO
Audience Notes For grades 6-9.
LC Subject Explorers - America - Biography - Juvenile literature
Explorers - Spain - Biography - Juvenile literature
America - Discovery and exploration - Spanish - Juvenile literature
Call Number j970.015 B JNF
Language English
Released 1990
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1990 (Triformation Braille Service, transcribing agency. Triformation Braille Service, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : F. Watts, 1990.
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