The voyage of the Matthew John Cabot and the discovery of North America by P. L. Firstbrook

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Published by KQED Books & Tapes, Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West in San Francisco, CA, [Emeryville, CA] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • America,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Cabot, John, d. 1498?,
  • Firstbrook, P. L. -- Travel -- America,
  • Matthew (Ship),
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Explorers -- America -- Biography,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-186) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Firstbrook ; [foreword by H.R.H. Prince Philip].
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE129.C1 F57 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL665836M
ISBN 100912333227
LC Control Number97011475

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In a version of Cabot's flagship, the Matthew, built for a voyage featured on BBC, was patterned after the Mary Rose raised a few years previously. There is an appendix containing a chronology. Another, for the serious student, contains contemporary letters from historical archives in England, Italy and Spain/5(6).

The story of John Cabot's voyage from Bristol to North America in "The Matthew", and of preparations for a th-anniversary voyage in a full-sized replica ship in May The book is part historical detective work and part insight into life in the great age of discovery in the lateth century/5.

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