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The Great Discoveries and the First Colonial Empires (Publisher series: Development of Western Civilization, The.)

by Nowell, Charles E. (Edited by Edward Whiting Fox.)

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Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1964. (Trade paperback) 150pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, maps, chronology, index. There is a previous owner's blindstamp on the title page. "Mr. Charles E. Nowell recounts the story of one of the most colorful and fateful adventures upon which European civilization has embarked - the exploration of the entire globe. Not only did the effects of this adventure add powerfully to the acceleration of European development - which already was gathering momentum - but it decreed as the destiny of all human societies the necessity of exchanging the isolated independence in which they had grown for the ever-increasing intercommunication and interdependence which has gone so far toward fashioning the world in which we live today" -- from the Foreward, by Edward Whiting Fox. Edited by Edward Whiting Fox. Publisher series: Development of Western Civilization, The. (History, Colonialism, Exploration, History--Europe).

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