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The Great Explorers of North America: Complete Biographies Historical Documents Journals & Letters - Eric the Red Christopher Columbus John Cabot Amerigo Vespucci Vasco Núñez de Balboa Jacques Cartier Henry Hudson & Samuel de Champlain - cover

The Great Explorers of North America: Complete Biographies Historical Documents Journals & Letters - Eric the Red Christopher Columbus John Cabot Amerigo Vespucci Vasco Núñez de Balboa Jacques Cartier Henry Hudson & Samuel de Champlain

Edward Everett Hale, Stephen Leacock, Elizabeth Hodges, Charles W. Colby, Frederick A. Ober, Julius E. Olson, Thomas A. Janvier

Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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Summary

European colonization of America occurred as a result of the bravery and discoveries of great navigators, visionaries and adventurers. This carefully edited collection presents the lives of the most influential explorers of North America: Eric the Red, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Amerigo Vespucci, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Jacques Cartier, Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain. Sale with these remarkable seamen through the vivid biographies and writings of their contemporaries. 
Table of Contents:
Eric the Red and the Northmen:
The Saga of Eric the Red 
The Vinland History of the Flat Island Book 
From Adam of Bremen's DescriptioInsularumAquilonis
From the Icelandic Annals 
Papal Letters Concerning the Bishopric of Gardar in Greenland During the Fifteenth Century 
Christopher Columbus
The life of John Cabot  
Original Narratives of the Voyages of John Cabot
Letter of Lorenzo Pasqualigo to His Brothers Alvise and Francesco, Merchants in Venice 
Despatch to Ferdinand and Isabella From Pedro De Ayala Junior Ambassador at the Court of England, July 25, 1498 
Amerigo Vespucci 
Vasco Núñez de Balboa 
Jacques Cartier 
Henry Hudson 	
Samuel de Champlain

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