Books tagged: discovery of america

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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.
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
Rule of the Second Fate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Miranda Montagne has discovered a therapy that extends life expectancy in lab mice by a hundredfold. But without more of the source material she needs, a previously unknown tree called Ginkgo quadloba, further research is stymied. Pursuing an unlikely clue to remote Axel Heiberg Island in the high Canadian Arctic, her journey turns into a deadly race as others scramble to find quadloba first.
There is Always a Burning
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Fact: In the 1400s the Emperor of China burned the Chinese exploration fleet. In this alternate history, Fleet Admiral Xeng uses the help of a captured djinn to save the fleet and discover America. But deals with a djinn mirror deals with the devil and flames burn the flesh as well as a ship's hull. Includes the short story: Bones