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The Resource Columbus and the world around him, by Milton Meltzer

Columbus and the world around him, by Milton Meltzer

Label
Columbus and the world around him
Title
Columbus and the world around him
Statement of responsibility
by Milton Meltzer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A handsome addition to the literature about Columbus that also deals with the culture & attitudes of the Spanish at the time. What was it like in Europe at the time of Columbus? How did the expectations & beliefs of Europeans influence the treatment of the people whose lands were "discovered"? This book looks at Columbus's life within the context of the culture, information, & thinking of his era. In his time, the resources of the New World were considered open opportunities for wealth & fame -- & the people of the New World were considered part of the resources to be exploited & even enslaved. This is a critical biography, well written & well organized. Meltzer makes excellent use of sources. Describes the voyages of Columbus, the terrible impact of the Spaniards on the Indians, and the ultimate cultural influence of the Native Americans on their white conquerors. Annotation. This series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Social Studies: Civic Ideals & Practices Individuals, Groups, & Institutions Power, Authority, & Goverance Time, Continuity, & Change
Summary
Describes the voyages of Columbus, the terrible impact of the Spaniards on the Indians, and the ultimate cultural influence of the Native Americans on their white conquerors
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
201571
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meltzer, Milton
Dewey number
  • 970.01/5
  • B
  • 92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1050
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
E111
LC item number
.M49 1990
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1050
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • America
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Explorers
  • America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Columbus and the world around him, by Milton Meltzer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
27578
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780531108994
Lccn
89024764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm20391792
  • (OCoLC)20391792
Label
Columbus and the world around him, by Milton Meltzer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
27578
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780531108994
Lccn
89024764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm20391792
  • (OCoLC)20391792

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