Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus

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Admiral of the Ocean Sea is Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison's classic biography of the greatest sailor of them all, Christopher Columbus. It is written with the insight, energy, and authority that only someone who had himself sailed in Columbus' path to the New World could muster. Morison undertook this expedition in a 147-foot schooner and a 47-foot ketch, the dimensions of these craft roughly matching those of Columbus' Santa Maria and Nina. The result is this vivid and definitive biography that accurately details the voyages that, for better or worse, changed the world.

Product Details

Price
$29.99
Publisher
Little Brown and Company
Publish Date
October 12, 1991
Pages
680
Dimensions
5.9 X 2.2 X 8.9 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316584784

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About the Author

Samuel Eliot Morison was Professor of History at Harvard University. His books won two Pulitzer Prizes.