Books tagged: columbus

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Friedrich Schiller ~ Selected Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A selection of poems by the great German poet, playwright, historian and philosopher, in English translation. The selected poems include themes taken from Greek mythology, reflections on art and artists, and the paradox of mortality,
Mount Vernon Avenue
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Mount Vernon Avenue is a book about a historical area in Columbus, Ohio called Mount Vernon Avenue. This book details the personal accounts of individuals who had the opportunity to visit the area and what they recall from their many visits there. These individuals range from the ages of 30 to 99 years of age. The information they divulge includes music, The Cameo, parades, and more.
The New Man and the New World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The Emergence of the idea of a new world The collective discoveries of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John and Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano constitute a distinct Italian Era of Discovery which laid the groundwork for all other voyages which followed. The Italian discoverers deserve a place alongside the well-known Humanists in the history of the Renaissance.
The Forgotten Princess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1498, The Island of Hispaniola. After escaping persecution by her new rulers in medieval Spain, Abda needs to survive another day in her new land. She must forget her old life as the Emir's daughter in the Alhambra Palace and remember who she has decided to become before anyone discovers her secret.
You Can Run, But You Can't Hide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Edward and NaNaLee Gill decided to take their family from the Deep South—north to Ohio for a better life; it was a twist of fate that brought the family members; divorce, murder, and even suicide to a woman who did not want to wait on death.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
The Flying Canoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"The Flying Canoes" is a work of fiction based to some extent on historical facts. It is a tale of Christopher Columbus' arrival at his first landfall in 1492. The story, related by an Arawak boy, presents the native Arawak perspective of the arrival of Christopher Columbus and his three ships at the Bahamian island of Guanahani in 1492.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America and that without their help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series
Witch Ball
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Witch Ball asks us to be careful who we deify, and who we vilify.
Murder in the Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Vera Murray solves a murder in Columbus, Ohio while struggling to come to an understanding with her husband who has returned wounded from WW1.